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.
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3 h 25 m
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Of the 19 buses that leave Edinburgh for Aberdeen every day 8 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 25 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.
|Distance||92 miles (148 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 5 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£16 (€19)|
|Coach companies||Megabus or National Express|
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 Megabus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £15, but the average price of coach tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Aberdeen, Guild Street.
Buy your official National Express coach tickets from Edinburgh to Aberdeen from £15 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen are the following:
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.
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.
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.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Aberdeen, Guild Street.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Edinburgh.
The most popular arrival coach station, Aberdeen, Guild Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Aberdeen.
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