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Coach Information from Glasgow to Aberdeen

distanceDistance120 miles (194 km)
durationAverage coach duration2 h 50 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£16 (€18)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Glasgow to Aberdeen cover the 120 miles (194 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £14, but the average price of coach tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Aberdeen, Guild Street.

Coach companies

National Express coaches from Glasgow to Aberdeen

Travel from Glasgow to Aberdeen from £14 with Omio’s coach partners National Express! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Glasgow - Aberdeen coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    National Express 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your coach from Glasgow to Aberdeen are the following:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    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.

    Travel Tips

    Buses from Glasgow to Aberdeen
    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 Glasgow to Aberdeen.
    FAQs
    What is the cost of cheap coaches from Glasgow to Aberdeen?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach between Glasgow and Aberdeen for as little as £14  in the next 7 days.
    What is the average price of coach tickets to Aberdeen from Glasgow?
    If you’re looking to buy your coach tickets in the next week, you can expect the Glasgow to Aberdeen coach price to come in at an average of £16  one way.
    How many miles is it from Glasgow to Aberdeen by coach?
    The coach distance from Glasgow to Aberdeen is around 120 miles (194 km).
    How many hours does it take from Glasgow to Aberdeen by coach?
    While the time it takes to travel 120 miles (194 km) from Glasgow to Aberdeen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Glasgow to Aberdeen is on average 2 h 50 min.
    Which coach station in Glasgow goes to Aberdeen? Which coach station do I come into Aberdeen from Glasgow?

    Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Glasgow Central   to Aberdeen, Guild Street.

    Where is the departure coach station in Glasgow located? Where is the arrival coach station in Aberdeen located?

    The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Glasgow Central, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Glasgow.

    The most popular arrival coach station, Aberdeen, Guild Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Aberdeen.

    Which coach companies can take me to Aberdeen from Glasgow?
    Take the Glasgow to Aberdeen coach with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the route between Glasgow and Aberdeen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Is there a direct coach to Aberdeen from Glasgow?
    If you’re looking for a direct coach from Glasgow to Aberdeen, consider travelling with Megabus. Non-stop coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your coach tickets.
    When does the first coach depart from Glasgow to Aberdeen? When does the last coach depart from Glasgow to Aberdeen?
    The earliest coach for this route departs from Glasgow at 06: 15. The last coach leaves from Glasgow at 22: 30. Check Omio for the latest coach timetable from Glasgow to Aberdeen and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    When should I book Glasgow Aberdeen coach tickets to score the best deals?
    If you book Glasgow to Aberdeen coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £16. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches to Aberdeen from Glasgow. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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