Trains To Aberdeen
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Lying on Scotland’s far North East coast, Aberdeen known as the ‘granite city,’has become a key town for the North Sea oil industry.The city is served by two railway stations - one in the heart of Aberdeen and once at Dyce, five miles outside the city.
Trains to Aberdeen
- Despite its relatively remote location, Aberdeen has direct rail links with London via Edinburgh in 7 hours, Glasgow in 2 ½ hours and Edinburgh 2 ½ hours with First ScotRail & East Coast.
- There are also trains to Aberdeen from the Highlands, including Inverness, taking 2h 1/4 with 2 trains every hour.
- Trains to Aberdeen from London depart from London Euston and London King's Cross
Sleeper Trains to Aberdeen
If you're planning to travel up from London, sleeper trains are a great option and will enable you to arrive relaxed and refreshed ready for your visit- click here for more information about The ScotRail Caledonian Sleeper.
Trains to Aberdeen Airport
Aberdeen's Dyce International airport just North of the city has its own railway station, trains to Aberdeen from Dyce take just 9 minutes with 1-2 services every hour.
Why Take the Train To Aberdeen?
- Aberdeen has 2 major universities, the University of Aberdeen being the 5th oldest in the United Kingdom dating back to 1495.
- There are numerous museums and galleries to view during your visit including Aberdeen Maritime Museum, depicting Aberdeen’s links with the sea.
- Gordon Highlanders Museum tells the story of one of Scotland’s best known regiments
- Aberdeen Art Gallery displays a collection of impressionist, Victorian, Scottish and British twentieth century art.
If you're hoping to indulge in a bit of retail therapy, Union Street is your ideal starting point for shopping, eating and socialising with over 800 shops and the ‘granite mile’ links into the cosmopolitan West End where the vibrant nightlife is unrivalled.
A walk down to the bustling harbour will inspire you to order the amazing freshly caught fish for dinner tonight!
The home of golf, you can be sure of a course to suit your handicap so if you are planning a trip don't forget to pack the golf clubs as if you haven’t played in Scotland you haven’t played!