Aberdeen to Manchester Airport by train

  • First train
    05:26
  • Last train
    23:23
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 12m
  • Distance
    420 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    17
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 2m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Aberdeen to Manchester Airport by train

Fast trains from Aberdeen to Manchester Airport take around 6 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 420 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Aberdeen and Manchester Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Aberdeen to Manchester Airport?

Journeys between Aberdeen and Manchester Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Aberdeen to Manchester Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 20 departures.

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

The Aberdeen to Manchester Airport train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester Airport 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 05:26, and the last at 22:26.

When to book Aberdeen to Manchester Airport 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 Manchester Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Aberdeen and Manchester Airport?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

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.