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Of the 6 bus that leave Glasgow for Aberdeen every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 194 km distance in an average of 3h 18m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 3h .
The slowest bus will take 3h 50m 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.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Glasgow to Aberdeen will cost around £ 29 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 15.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
3 hours 19 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||£11|
|Buses depart from:||Glasgow|
|Bus arrives in:||Aberdeen|
|Bus Companies:||National Express|
Aberdeen lies on the North Sea coast 194 kilometres northeast of Glasgow and buses offer a quick and convenient way to travel between the two cities. National Express operates 7 daily buses from Glasgow to Aberdeen. The fastest buses take just under 3 hours. All Glasgow to Aberdeen buses are direct.
All Glasgow to Aberdeen buses are operated by National Express.
The average journey time for most buses travelling from Glasgow to Aberdeen is approximately 3 hours. The exact travel time depends on the time of day and time of week passengers are travelling.
Buses from Glasgow to Aberdeen begin running in the early morning and continue regularly throughout the day into the late evening. The first Glasgow to Aberdeen bus departs at 3:40 a.m. while the last leaves Glasgow at 6:20 p.m.
All buses from Glasgow to Aberdeen depart from Glasgow Buchanan bus station. All buses arrive at Aberdeen bus station (Union Square bus station).
Buses From Glasgow to Aberdeen depart from Buchanan bus station located on Killermont Street adjacent to Glasgow Queen Street railway station and opposite the Royal Concert Hall. Buchanan bus station is the biggest bus station in Scotland and routes departing from there include buses going to Edinburgh Airport and Dumfries. Buchanan bus station is open around the clock with the travel centre opening from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. from Monday to Saturday and from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Sundays. Passengers can reach the station by local or regional bus services mainly operated by First Glasgow and Stagecoach West Scotland, by train or by underground. Queen Street Station Rail Station is 200 meters away which connects to Buchanan Street Subway Station by travelator. The bus station is roughly a 10-15 minute walk to the north of Glasgow Central railway station. The bus station can be easily reached by public transport; many buses cover the route between Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street. Regular buses during the week conclude at around midnight, although there are night buses that run during the weekend.
The third most populous city in Scotland and a leading business city within the UK, Aberdeen has plenty to offer any visitor, whether it be culture, sport or art. Aberdeen is a prosperous city owing to its thriving fishing, shipping, and oil industries. Known as the Granite City for its rugged building hewn from stone, it offers visitors stretches of scenic coastline, delightful countryside, nearby national parks with remarkable wildlife, along with a bevy of imposing castles. The Aberdeen Art Gallery and Aberdeen Maritime Museum can be enjoyed for free and are top attractions of the city. Aberdeen has a stunning coastline with beautiful sandy beaches which makes for some great walks.
Buses from Glasgow arrive at Aberdeen bus station (Union Square bus station) located on Guild Street next to Aberdeen Railway Station and attached to Union Square shopping centre. Both the bus and railway stations are right in the city centre. Services to Edinburgh and Inverness, among others, depart from here. Local buses are the primary mode of transport within the city, which means that the bus network is extensive. A night bus service runs in Aberdeen over the weekend across 6 routes. Passengers can continue their journey's by local buses mainly operated by Stagecoach Bluebird which run along Union Street. Taxis are available at the bus station.