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There are 10 ways to get from Cheltenham to Aberdeen by train, plane, bus, night train 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 Birmingham, fly to Aberdeen  •  4h 8m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BHX - ABZ

$90 - $250

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Bus  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberdeen, Scotland National Express

$38 - $56

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Train to Bristol, fly to Aberdeen  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BRS - ABZ

$119 - $440

Train to Manchester, fly to Aberdeen  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Aberdeen (ABZ) MAN - ABZ

$111 - $247

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Aberdeen  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LHR - ABZ

$152 - $407

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Edinburgh (EDI) BHX - EDI
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Aberdeen

$112 - $376

Train  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Aberdeen

$180 - $280

Train via Oxenholme Lake District  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
  3. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
  4. Take the train from Haymarket to Aberdeen

$207 - $430

Train, night train  •  12h 13m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Crewe
  3. Take the night train from Crewe to Perth
  4. Take the train from Perth to Aberdeen

$129 - $189

Drive  •  7h 39m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Aberdeen 469.1 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Aberdeen is to bus which costs £29 - £45 and takes 12h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Aberdeen is to train and fly which costs £65 - £200 and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Aberdeen. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Aberdeen, Scotland via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Aberdeen. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 29m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Aberdeen is 364 miles. The road distance is 469.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Aberdeen without a car is to train which takes 8h 29m and costs £140 - £220.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Cheltenham to Aberdeen, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Aberdeen bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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Cheltenham to Aberdeen train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Aberdeen is to train which takes 8h 29m and costs £140 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £45 and takes 12h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Aberdeen.
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  • Distance: 364.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 8m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to Aberdeen once daily. Tickets cost $180 - $280 and the journey takes 8h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Aberdeen via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 12h 20m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Single
$180 - $280
Off-Peak Single
$210 - $320
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Parkway to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
Train from Perth to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Oxenholme Lake District
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$24 - $35
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Crewe to Perth
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$196
Sleeper Seat
$40 - $65
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 Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberdeen, Scotland
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Birmingham Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Cheltenham to Aberdeen train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Aberdeen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Aberdeen is 469 miles. It takes approximately 7h 39m to drive from Cheltenham to Aberdeen.

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Flybe and Aer Lingus offer flights from Birmingham Airport to Aberdeen Airport.

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