There are 11 ways to get from Chelmsford to Aberdeen by train, plane, subway, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to London City, fly to Aberdeen  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LCY - ABZ

$85 - $236

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Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Aberdeen  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LGW - ABZ

$68 - $215

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Train, Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Aberdeen  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the Tube from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LHR - ABZ

$86 - $267

Train to Norwich, fly to Aberdeen  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Aberdeen (ABZ) NWI - ABZ

$116 - $294

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Aberdeen  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LTN - ABZ

$79 - $240

Fly London Stansted to Dundee, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Dundee (DND) STN - DND
  2. Take the train from Dundee to Aberdeen

$118 - $350

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Aberdeen  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BHX - ABZ

$106 - $278

Train via Edinburgh  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

$101 - $208

Train  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Aberdeen

$77 - $142

Bus  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Aberdeen, Scotland National Express

$190 - $230

Drive  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Aberdeen 531.2 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chelmsford station to Aberdeen. However, there are services departing from Chelmsford City Centre, Bus Station (Chelm Bus Stn) and arriving at Aberdeen, Scotland via Stansted Airport London and Heathrow Airport London T2,3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 21 min.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Aberdeen is 390 miles. The road distance is 531.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Aberdeen without a car is to train which takes 8 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Chelmsford to Aberdeen, including transfers.

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Chelmsford to Aberdeen bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stansted Airport London station.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Aberdeen is to train which takes 8 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Chelmsford to Aberdeen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Aberdeen, Scotland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chelmsford to Aberdeen is 531 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to drive from Chelmsford to Aberdeen.

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British Airways, Aer Lingus, KLM and Flybe offer flights from London City Airport to Aberdeen Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Aberdeen.
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  • Distance: 389.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Aberdeen, Scotland?

You can take a train from Chelmsford to Aberdeen via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London Kings Cross, and Edinburgh in around 8 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chelmsford to Aberdeen via Stansted Airport, Coach Station (Stansted Aprt), Stansted Airport London, and Heathrow Airport London T2,3 in around 15 h 21 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London City to Aberdeen via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Norwich to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from London Gatwick to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from London Luton to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Stansted to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Stratford Underground Station to Lancaster Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $26
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from London Kings Cross to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$75 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $220
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Dundee to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$20 - $29
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Train from London Euston to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$202
Sleeper Seat
$60 - $90
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Aberdeen, Scotland
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $200
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport is to bus which takes 34 min and costs .

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