Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Cheapest

£19

Average

£24

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Edinburgh to Aberdeen will cost around £ 24 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 19.

Cheapest
06:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h12 09:32Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£191One-way
2nd Cheapest
20:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h05 23:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£221One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h05 13:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£221One-way
14:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h05 17:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£241One-way
18:50Edinburgh, Elder Street3h35 22:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£241One-way

Bus Timetable Edinburgh to Aberdeen

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06:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h12 09:32Aberdeen, Guild Street
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08:25Edinburgh, Elder Street3h00 11:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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09:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h07 12:27Aberdeen, Guild Street
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09:20Edinburgh4h05 13:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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10:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h05 13:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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10:50Edinburgh, Elder Street3h37 14:27Aberdeen, Guild Street
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11:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h07 14:27Aberdeen, Guild Street
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12:25Edinburgh, Elder Street3h00 15:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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12:50Edinburgh, Elder Street3h40 16:30Aberdeen, Guild Street
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13:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h10 16:30Aberdeen, Guild Street
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14:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h05 17:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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14:50Edinburgh, Elder Street4h45 19:35Aberdeen, Guild Street
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15:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h10 18:30Aberdeen, Guild Street
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16:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h05 19:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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18:50Edinburgh, Elder Street3h35 22:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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20:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h05 23:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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22:35Edinburgh, Elder Street3h12 01:47Aberdeen, Guild Street
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24 May
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28 May
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29 May
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30 May
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31 May
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Bus times from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

3 h

Average

3 h 21 m

Buses per day

17

Distance

149 km

Of the 17 buses that leave Edinburgh for Aberdeen every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 149 km distance in an average of 3 h 21 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
12:25Edinburgh, Elder Street3h00 15:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£261One-way
Fastest
08:25Edinburgh, Elder Street3h00 11:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£241One-way
2nd Fastest
20:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h05 23:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£221One-way
2nd Fastest
16:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h05 19:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£261One-way
2nd Fastest
14:20Edinburgh, Elder Street3h05 17:25Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£241One-way

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Overview: Coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

distanceDistance92 miles (148 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£16 (€19)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesCross Country or Megabus

Coaches from Edinburgh to Aberdeen cover the 92 miles (148 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £16, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Aberdeen, Guild Street.

Coach companies: CrossCountry Edinburgh to Aberdeen

For as little as £15 you can travel by coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next coach to Aberdeen from Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Find cheap tickets for CrossCountry coaches to Aberdeen from Edinburgh on Omio. Omio can help you find the best coach deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Edinburgh to Aberdeen coach timetable from CrossCountry, the latest coach ticket offers available and other travel information for the 92 miles (148 km) journey between Edinburgh and Aberdeen, including information on luggage policy and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for coaches to Aberdeen from Edinburgh in the Omio app, you can check to see if the CrossCountry coaches available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. Check the CrossCountry coach timetable for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Aberdeen from Edinburgh and then book a cheap coach with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming coach between Edinburgh and Aberdeen with CrossCountry!

    Buses from Edinburgh to Aberdeen: Journey Details

    Buses from Edinburgh to Aberdeen are operated by a number of providers including CityLink Gold, Parks and Megabus who between them offer a total of 16 services a day. The first service departs Edinburgh early morning, arriving in Aberdeen at the start of the working day. The last service of each day departs Edinburgh late at night arriving in Aberdeen in the early hours. Journey time by bus from Edinburgh to Aberdeen is approximately three hours.

    Taking the Bus from Edinburgh

    All bus and coach services to Aberdeen depart from Edinburgh bus station which is located right between the Old and New Town areas of Central Edinburgh, close to Edinburgh Waverly Rail Station. The bus station is easily accessible via tram or bus. All coach services from Edinburgh to Aberdeen depart during normal local bus and tram operating hours, although taxis are also available to the station at any time.

    Getting into Aberdeen by Bus

    Aberdeen is a culturally rich city in northeast Scotland, home to an array of world class attractions including the Maritime Museum and the Aberdeen Art Gallery. Known as the Granite City for its attractive granite architecture which sparkles in the sun, Aberdeen is a grand city that also benefits from its proximity to the beautiful Aberdeenshire coastline. Coaches from Edinburgh arrive at Aberdeen Market Street Coach Station which is located just to the south of the city centre, adjacent to Aberdeen Railway Station. Most major bus routes operate out of, or close to, the bus station making it easy for passengers to continue their journey. For those arriving on the last service of the day, taxis are stationed at both the bus and railway stations for onward travel.

    Travel Tips: Coach to Aberdeen from Edinburgh

    Take the bus to Aberdeen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Aberdeen.
    FAQs

    What is the cost of cheap coaches from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to Aberdeen from Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from £15  one way.

    What is the average cost of a coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

    If you are looking to book your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Aberdeen coach to cost on average £16  one way.

    What is the distance by coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

    The Edinburgh to Aberdeen coach distance is approximately 92 miles (148 km).

    How many hours does it take from Edinburgh to Aberdeen by coach?

    The Edinburgh to Aberdeen coach duration is on average 3 h 5 min, which is to be expected when travelling 92 miles (148 km) from Edinburgh to Aberdeen. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

    What station does the Edinburgh to Aberdeen coach leave from? Which Aberdeen coach station do I come into from Edinburgh?

    When taking the coach between Edinburgh and Aberdeen, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, York Place (Stop YJ). Your journey can end in coach stations such as Aberdeen, Guild Street and Aberdeen, International Airport.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Aberdeen, Guild Street.

    Where is the coach station in Edinburgh to go to Aberdeen? Where is the coach station in Aberdeen located?

    The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh.

    The most popular arrival coach station, Aberdeen, Guild Street, is located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre of Aberdeen.

    What coach companies go from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

    When taking a coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen, you can count on Cross Country or Megabus for the best way to get you to Aberdeen. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Edinburgh to Aberdeen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

    Are there any direct coaches from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

    Yes, you can find a direct coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen with Megabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your coach ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.

    What time is the earliest coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen? What time is the last coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

    The first coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen leaves at 05: 20   and the last coach for this leaves at 22: 35. Omio shows you the latest coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

    How far in advance should I purchase a coach ticket between Edinburgh and Aberdeen to get the best deals?

    You can find a coach between Edinburgh and Aberdeen to cost on average £16 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Edinburgh to Aberdeen coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.