Aberdeen to Falkirk by train

  • First train
    05:26
  • Last train
    21:31
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 34m
  • Distance
    164 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    39
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 7m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Aberdeen to Falkirk by train

Fast trains from Aberdeen to Falkirk take around 2 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 164 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Aberdeen and Falkirk.

1. Are there direct trains from Aberdeen to Falkirk?

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

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Aberdeen to Falkirk 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 36 departures.

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

The Aberdeen to Falkirk train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Falkirk is usually scheduled to depart Aberdeen around 05:26 and the last train is around 21:31. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Aberdeen around 05:26, and the last at 22:27.

When to book Aberdeen to Falkirk 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 Falkirk by train.

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Which train companies operate between Aberdeen and Falkirk?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail

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.