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Glasgow to Aberdeen

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03:40Glasgow, Buchanan3h0006:40Aberdeen, Guild Street
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07:55Glasgow, Buchanan3h5011:45Aberdeen, Guild Street
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11:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h1714:27Aberdeen, Guild Street
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13:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h2016:30Aberdeen, Guild Street
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15:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h2018:30Aberdeen, Guild Street
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18:35Glasgow, Buchanan3h0521:40Aberdeen, Guild Street
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The fastest buses

from Glasgow
to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for Aug 21

Fastest Journey

3h

Average

3h 18m

Buses per day

6

Distance

194 km

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.

Fastest
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03:40Glasgow, Buchanan3h0006:40Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£351One-way
2nd Fastest
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18:35Glasgow, Buchanan3h0521:40Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£151One-way
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11:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h1714:27Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£351One-way
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13:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h2016:30Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£351One-way
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15:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h2018:30Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£351One-way

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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Wed
Aug 21
£31Scotrail
£15National Express
Thu
Aug 22
£31Scotrail
£15National Express
Fri
Aug 23
£22Scotrail
£14National Express
Sat
Aug 24
£31Scotrail
£14National Express
Sun
Aug 25
£48Scotrail
£19National Express
Mon
Aug 26
£22Scotrail
£18National Express
Tue
Aug 27
£22Scotrail
£14National Express
Wed
Aug 28
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
Thu
Aug 29
£22Scotrail
£10National Express
Fri
Aug 30
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
Sat
Aug 31
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
Sun
Sep 1
£47Scotrail
£14National Express
Mon
Sep 2
£22Scotrail
£14National Express
Tue
Sep 3
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
Wed
Sep 4
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
Thu
Sep 5
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
Fri
Sep 6
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
Sat
Sep 7
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
Sun
Sep 8
£31Scotrail
£12National Express
Mon
Sep 9
£22Scotrail
£12National Express

The cheapest buses

from Glasgow
to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for Aug 21

Cheapest

£15

Average

£29

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.

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07:55Glasgow, Buchanan3h5011:45Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£151One-way
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18:35Glasgow, Buchanan3h0521:40Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£151One-way
2nd Cheapest
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11:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h1714:27Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£361One-way
2nd Cheapest
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13:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h2016:30Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£361One-way
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03:40Glasgow, Buchanan3h0006:40Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£361One-way

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Journey Summary

Glasgow to Aberdeen Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration:
3 hours 19 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: £11
Buses depart from:Glasgow
Bus arrives in:Aberdeen
Distance:194 km
BusBus Companies:National Express

Buses From Glasgow to Aberdeen

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.

 

Which bus companies run from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

All Glasgow to Aberdeen buses are operated by National Express.

How long is the bus journey from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

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.

When are the first and last buses of the day from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

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.

Where do buses depart from and arrive to?

All buses from Glasgow to Aberdeen depart from Glasgow Buchanan bus station. All buses arrive at Aberdeen bus station (Union Square bus station).

Taking the Bus from Glasgow

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.

Getting into Aberdeen by Bus

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.

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Best fares for buses from Glasgow to Aberdeen

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Fri, Aug 23
Bus
National Express
17:503h 5m20:55
GlasgowAberdeen
Sat, Aug 24
Bus
National Express
17:353h 5m20:40
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Fastest Buses from Glasgow to Aberdeen by duration
Thu, Aug 22
Bus
National Express
17:353h 5m20:40
GlasgowAberdeen
Fri, Aug 23
Bus
National Express
17:503h 5m20:55
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Sat, Aug 24
Bus
National Express
17:353h 5m20:40
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Return Journeys for Buses from Aberdeen to Glasgow
Thu, Aug 22
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National Express
06:353h 20m09:55
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Fri, Aug 23
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National Express
06:353h 20m09:55
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Sat, Aug 24
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06:503h 5m09:55
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Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Aberdeen
BusAberdeen

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