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Of the 21 buses that leave Glasgow for Aberdeen every day 20 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 194 km distance in an average of 3 h 15 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 50 m .
The slowest buses will take 3 h 55 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.
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 Glasgow to Aberdeen will cost around £ 25 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 20.
|Distance||120 miles (194 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h|
|Average coach ticket price||£16 (€18)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Glasgow to Aberdeen cover the 120 miles (194 km) long trip taking on average 3 h with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £13, but the average price of coach tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Aberdeen, Guild Street.
National Express coaches will get you between Glasgow and Aberdeen from £13. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
Taking the coach with National Express is a great way to travel between Glasgow and Aberdeen! National Express is the UK’s leading coach operator with hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country at affordable prices. As an official travel partner of National Express, Omio shows you the best deals for National Express coach tickets from Glasgow to Aberdeen, so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and tickets available for the Glasgow to Aberdeen trip on Omio. You can expect to travel around 120 miles (194 km) between Glasgow and Aberdeen on a National Express coach.
All National Express coaches have air conditioning and free WiFi access as well as onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long trip. You can select from three ticket options for the Glasgow to Aberdeen coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets from Glasgow to Aberdeen due to the coronavirus:
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.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Glasgow Central and arriving in Aberdeen, Guild Street.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their coaches from Glasgow Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this coach station.
Passengers arriving in Aberdeen most often arrive at Aberdeen, Guild Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this coach station to the city centre.
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