Northampton to Aberdeen by train

  • First train
    05:20
  • Last train
    23:35
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 26m
  • Distance
    551 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 38m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Northampton to Aberdeen by train

Fast trains from Northampton to Aberdeen take around 7 hours and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 551 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Northampton and Aberdeen.

1. Are there direct trains from Northampton to Aberdeen?

Journeys between Northampton and Aberdeen usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Northampton to Aberdeen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Northampton to Aberdeen train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Aberdeen is usually scheduled to depart Northampton around 05:20 and the last train is around 23:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Northampton around 06:38, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Northampton to Aberdeen 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 Northampton to Aberdeen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Northampton and Aberdeen?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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.