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Taking the train from Dundee to Aberdeen is swift and enjoyable when you travel with CrossCountry. As you ride along south-east Scotland’s coast, absorb the spectacular views across the Scottish landscape, pass by quaint towns and catch glimpses of the sea.
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Travelling to Aberdeen
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Travelling from Dundee to Aberdeen
Known throughout Scotland as the Granite City, much of Aberdeen’s streets are lined with silvery-grey granite buildings that glint when the sun shines. With a rich history and abundant culture, as well as beautiful open farmland, towering mountains and a beach, Aberdeen is sure to delight its visitors.
Are there direct trains from Dundee to Aberdeen?
Yes, direct trains run from Dundee to Aberdeen and take around 1 hour and 15 minutes.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Dundee to Aberdeen?
At CrossCountry, providing comfort to our passengers is crucial, so as you would expect, we offer a choice of seating options, plug sockets for your electronics, and plenty of luggage storage. We also provide a trolley service offering drinks and light refreshments. For extra comfort, why not upgrade to a First Class ticket?
Does Aberdeen Station have step-free access?
Aberdeen Station is accessible to those with a range of mobility needs. The whole station has step-free access and ramps for train access help make the station fully accessible. Assistance is also available to and from platforms when required.
How far is the city centre?
Aberdeen Station is situated right in the heart of the city, making it the perfect choice for those wishing to explore.
Does the station have family areas?
Aberdeen station has baby changing facilities and waiting rooms that are accessible to all families using the station. A First Class lounge is available for those holding a valid ticket.
For further information about Aberdeen Station, check out our station guide.
Once you have arrived in Aberdeen
Onward travel: Taxis and Buses in Aberdeen
For those with an onward journey ahead of them when they reach Aberdeen, regular trains and buses service the city and its outskirts. The bus station lies adjacent to Aberdeen Station, so it’s a great way to explore the city. For those who prefer to travel directly to their destination, a taxi rank is available at the station.
Shopping in Aberdeen
Shopping in Aberdeen is excellent. With five shopping centres and the ‘Granite Mile’ shopping street home to designer outlets, boutiques and independent retailers, you’re spoilt for choice. The city’s Union Square, which is conveniently attached to Aberdeen Station, has all the high street favourites, plus restaurants and its very own 10-screen cinema. Just around the corner, Rosemount is an area of Aberdeen with a parade of small independent retailers including Aberdeen’s only cheese shop, a vintage shop, kilt makers and pleasant cafés.
Culture in Aberdeen
Aberdeen has long been an important cultural hub in Scotland. Home to a handful of key museums and impressive art galleries, there’s much to keep culture vultures entertained. Take a stroll around the cobbled streets of old Aberdeen and discover the historic King’s College as well as St Machar’s Cathedral, one of the oldest granite cathedrals in the world. Aberdeen’s very own Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre, along with His Majesty’s Theatre and the Music Hall, regularly welcome the biggest names in music, West End shows, comedy and entertainment along with up-and-coming local talent.