There are 10 ways to get from London to Aberdeen by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly London Heathrow to Aberdeen  •  3h 27m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LHR - ABZ

£54 - £196

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Train  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Aberdeen

£40 - £60

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Train to Southend, fly to Aberdeen  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Aberdeen (ABZ) SEN - ABZ

£64 - £369

Train to London Luton, fly to Aberdeen  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LTN - ABZ

£43 - £159

Train to Birmingham, fly to Aberdeen  •  4h 25m

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

£69 - £189

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Aberdeen

£58 - £245

Train via Edinburgh  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

£44 - £119

Train via Sheffield  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Aberdeen

£169 - £252

Bus  •  12h 25m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Aberdeen, Scotland National Express

£60 - £85

Drive  •  8h 48m

  1. Drive from London King's Cross to Aberdeen 521.6 miles

£85 - £130

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The cheapest way to get from London to Aberdeen is to train which costs £40 - £60 and takes 7h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Aberdeen is to fly which costs £50 - £200 and takes 3h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Aberdeen, Scotland. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Aberdeen. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 9m.

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The distance between London and Aberdeen is 400 miles. The road distance is 521.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Aberdeen without a car is to train which takes 7h 9m and costs £40 - £60.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from London to Aberdeen, including transfers.

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London to Aberdeen bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Aberdeen train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London to Aberdeen is to fly which takes 3h 27m and costs £50 - £200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £40 - £60 and takes 7h 9m, you could also bus, which costs £60 - £85 and takes 12h 25m.

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Map of how to get from London to Aberdeen.
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  • Distance: 399.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 27m

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

British Airways, Flybe and KLM fly from London Paddington to Aberdeen every 2 hours. Alternatively, LNER operates a train from London King's Cross to Aberdeen 3 times a day. Tickets cost £40 - £60 and the journey takes 7h 9m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £280
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £700
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £300
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £230
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Southend to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £700
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
Thameslink
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£14 - £21
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
£29 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£55 - £90
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Single
£80 - £120
Virgin West Coast Trains
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £35
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£11 - £17
1st Class
£27 - £40
Train from London Kings Cross to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£40 - £60
1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£30 - £45
1st Class
£55 - £85
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£12 - £17
1st Class
£27 - £40
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Sheffield to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£65 - £100
Anytime Single
£110 - £170
Off-Peak Single
£120 - £190
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Aberdeen, Scotland
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£60 - £85
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National Express

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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London to Aberdeen train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Aberdeen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Aberdeen is 522 miles. It takes approximately 8h 48m to drive from London to Aberdeen.

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Flybe, KLM and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Aberdeen Airport.

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There are 374+ hotels available in Aberdeen. Prices start at £45 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £22 - £35.

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