Aberdeen to Cambridge by train

  • First train
    05:46
  • Last train
    23:23
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 16m
  • Distance
    569 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    10hr 12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Aberdeen to Cambridge by train

Fast trains from Aberdeen to Cambridge take around 7 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 569 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Aberdeen and Cambridge.

1. Are there direct trains from Aberdeen to Cambridge?

Journeys between Aberdeen and Cambridge usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Aberdeen to Cambridge every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 16 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Aberdeen to Cambridge?

The Aberdeen to Cambridge train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Aberdeen to Cambridge train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cambridge is usually scheduled to depart Aberdeen around 05:46 and the last train is around 23:23. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Aberdeen around 05:46, and the last at 22:27.

When to book Aberdeen to Cambridge train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Aberdeen to Cambridge by train.

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Which train companies operate between Aberdeen and Cambridge?

More than one train company operates on the route from Aberdeen to Cambridge, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Northern
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Thameslink
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.