Aberdeen to London Train Tickets



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Come explore the world-famous capital of England by taking a trip from Aberdeen to London by train during your next UK getaway! Whether you board with Virgin Trains, London North Eastern Railway, CrossCountry or ScotRail, rest assured you’ll travel in comfort and style as you enjoy the variety of quality services and convenient amenities available to you throughout the trip. Choose one of three ticket fare options, then pick your seating preference: Standard or First Class. Now just sit back and relax all the way to elegant London!

You’ll begin to feel like royalty the minute you step off the train in central London. There’s much to see and do in this historic English city, so be sure to plan your visit well. The Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey church are but a few of the many popular London attractions to include on your sightseeing list. For a breathtaking panoramic view of the majestic city, take a thrilling ride aboard the London Eye observation wheel.

Purchase your ‘Ticket on Departure & Reservation’ e-ticket here and you’ll receive your order confirmation along with a ticket collection reference number by email shortly thereafter. Use this number to retrieve your actual ticket from a local ticket collection machine and you’ll be ready to travel from Aberdeen to London by train!

Journey Details


Trains depart approximately every 30 minutes during peak times and every hour otherwise, with an average of 12 departures daily (3 of them direct routes)

Travel time

6 hours and 59 minutes direct (fastest time)

Train stations

Aberdeen and London King’s Cross, Euston or St. Pancras Int.

Train features

Virgin Trains, London North Eastern Railway, CrossCountry and ScotRail high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 201 km/h
Ticket Fares


Anytime tickets offer full flexibility. With no time restrictions, you are free to travel aboard any train, even during peak hours.


Advance tickets are less expensive, but have a limited availability. The sooner you book, the less you pay. Ideal for those committed to traveling on a particular date, time and train.


Off-peak tickets offer some flexibility, allowing you to travel aboard any train operating during off-peak hours on your ticket date. Though peak times may vary, they are typically before 9:30am and between 4:00pm and 7:00pm.
Ticket Classes

Standard Class

Standard class coaches have spacious, comfortable seats. Onboard catering services are available, where you can choose from a wide selection of hot or cold drinks, fresh sandwiches, tasty snacks and decadent sweets.

First Class

First class coaches are equipped with larger, reclining seats that offer superior comfort as well as plenty of leg and elbow room. Passengers can enjoy a number of complimentary services such as at-seat food and drink catering, WiFi connectivity and morning newspapers.
Ticket Discounts

Child discount

Children under 5 years of age travel for free. Children between the ages of 5 and 15 can save up to 50% off the adult ticket price.
Train Services and Amenities
  • Onboard food and drink catering (subject to availability)
  • WiFi internet access
  • Power outlets for charging laptops or other mobile devices
  • Designated storage areas for personal luggage items
  • Travel assistance and priority seating for passengers with special needs
  • Non-smoking coaches
  • “Quiet Coach” seating
Additional Details

Seat reservations

In most cases, your ‘Ticket on Departure & Reservation’ e-ticket will include a seat reservation. Exceptions where the seat may not be reserved at the time of booking include shorter journeys that don’t offer seat reservations or when the allocation of reservable seats is fully booked. In either case, your ticket is still valid and you can sit in any vacant seat.

Ticket Purchase Conditions and Delivery

Tickets for travel from Aberdeen to London by train may be booked up to 3 months in advance. Refunds and exchanges are not permitted.
Once your e-ticket order has been processed, you will receive an email confirmation with a ticket collection #. Collect your physical ticket simply by using this number at a self-service ticket dispensing machine at the station before boarding.

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