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Aberdeen to Penzance by train

  • First train
    05:46
  • Last train
    22:27
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 32m
  • Distance
    813 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    9
  • Avg. journey time
    15hr 16m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Aberdeen to Penzance by train

Fast trains from Aberdeen to Penzance take around 12 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 813 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Aberdeen and Penzance.

1. Are there direct trains from Aberdeen to Penzance?

Journeys between Aberdeen and Penzance usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 11 departures on the route from Aberdeen to Penzance 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 9 departures.

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

The Aberdeen to Penzance train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Penzance 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 Penzance 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 Penzance by train.

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Which train companies operate between Aberdeen and Penzance?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • 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.