There are 9 ways to get from Cheltenham to Aberdeen by train, plane, 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 Bristol, fly  •  4 h 17 min

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

$134 - $442

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Bus  •  12 h 45 min

  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 Birmingham, fly  •  4 h 18 min

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

$91 - $251

Train to Manchester, fly  •  5 h 42 min

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

$113 - $248

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 30 min

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

$135 - $374

Train, train to London City, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LCY - ABZ

$139 - $353

Train  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Aberdeen

$180 - $290

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Haymarket
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Aberdeen

$227 - $417

Drive  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Aberdeen 469.1 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

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 12 h 45 min.

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

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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 8 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min 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 8 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Aberdeen.
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  • Distance: 364.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to Aberdeen once daily. Tickets cost $180 - $290 and the journey takes 8 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Aberdeen via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 12 h 45 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London City to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
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
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
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
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 Swindon
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Single
$180 - $290
Off-Peak Single
$210 - $320
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 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
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Virgin West Coast Trains
ScotRail
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
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Aberdeen, Scotland
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

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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 7 h 39 min to drive from Cheltenham to Aberdeen.

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BMI Regional and KLM offer flights from Bristol Airport to Aberdeen Airport.

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