Getting here by train

Getting here by train

Aberdeen’s railway station, right in the heart of the city, has frequent fast and reliable services to and from major cities.

Travel on one of the hourly trains from Glasgow and Edinburgh or use the east coast line to travel from cities such as York or Newcastle.

LNER Trains run services along the East Coast Main Line and frequently run trains from cities such as Edinburgh, York, Newcastle and London further details can be found on their website

Scotrail provides an express rail service direct to Aberdeen from many major cities. For timetables and to book your train tickets to Aberdeen visit the Scotrail website.

Aberdeen can also be reached overnight from London on the Caledonian Sleeper. Visit the Caledonian Sleeper website for more information about this service.

National Rail offers rail services to Aberdeen and the surrounding area, perhaps when you get here you may wish to travel to towns including Dyce, Inverurie and Huntly, visit for further details.

Travel to Aberdeen with world famous steam locomotive Tornado for a nostalgic journey on selected dates in Summer 2020. Starting in Edinburgh and crossing the Forth Bridge, ‘The Aberdonian’ runs along the coast for much of its route making it an unrivalled way to experience Scotland. In Aberdeen there is time to explore the city, or take one of the off train excursions that include a castle or distillery visit. Find out more at

Plan your rail journey and get live train running times, accessibility, and facility information on Trainline. Or save money on your train fares with Trainline's SplitSave app.