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Chester to Aberdeen by train
Fastest journey5hr 55m
Trains per day21
Avg. journey time7hr 12m
Travelling from Chester to Aberdeen by train
Fast trains from Chester to Aberdeen take around 5 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 442 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Chester and Aberdeen.
1. Are there direct trains from Chester to Aberdeen?
Journeys between Chester and Aberdeen usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Chester to Aberdeen 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 24 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Chester to Aberdeen?
The Chester to Aberdeen train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Chester to Aberdeen train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Aberdeen is usually scheduled to depart Chester around 06:40 and the last train is around 18:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Chester around 05:38, and the last at 23:22.
When to book Chester 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 Chester to Aberdeen by train.
Which train companies operate between Chester and Aberdeen?
More than one train company operates on the route from Chester to Aberdeen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- Caledonian Sleeper
- East Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- London North Eastern Railway
- Northern Rail
- Serco Caledonian Sleeper
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- 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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