|Distance||252 miles (407 km)|
|Average coach duration||7 h 15 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£31 (€35)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen cover the 252 miles (407 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 15 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 £29, but the average price of coach tickets is £31. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Aberdeen, Guild Street.
You can travel by coach between Manchester and Aberdeen with National Express for as low as £29. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
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 Manchester to Aberdeen, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
When purchasing your National Express coach tickets from Manchester to Aberdeen, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:
Aberdeen, Scotland's third most populous city, is in the north-east of Scotland, some 350 miles away from Manchester. Although National Express does not offer direct services between the two cities, they do have two indirect options per day that require only one change en route, at Glasgow Buchanan. The fastest route takes just under nine hours, including a swift 15-minute transfer in Glasgow.
Passengers don't have to worry about choosing between providers when it comes to coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen. National Express is the sole provider along this route. On long journeys such as this one, passengers can take advantage of the spacious, comfortable seating with ample legroom, personal air conditioning control and free WiFi to keep them entertained.
Journey times between the two departures vary slightly depending on transfer times at Glasgow. The shortest journey, leaving Manchester around lunchtime, involves a short 15-minute change over at Glasgow Buchanan, taking just eight hours 55 minutes. The early morning departure from Manchester has a longer layover of one hour 35 minutes and takes 10 hours 25 minutes to complete the route.
Each day, National Express offers two indirect coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen. These involve one change at Glasgow Buchanan. Services continue over the weekend, matching the schedule of one early morning departure not long after 1:00 a.m. and one lunchtime departure.
Departure bus station: Coaches depart from Manchester Coach Station. The city has extensive public transport systems including trams, buses, and five train stations. The coach station is just a ten-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly, the busiest of the five stations. The station itself has ticket machines, a coffee shop and newsagents, charging points and toilets.
Arrival bus station: Coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen terminate at Aberdeen Guild Street, which is directly linked to the train station, handy for organising onward travel. Guild Street is the main street in Aberdeen, so passengers will find themselves immediately on the high street, with numerous shops, restaurant and tourist attractions. Within the station, passengers will find WiFi, left luggage facilities and automated ticket machines.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving in Aberdeen, Guild Street.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this route, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival coach station in Aberdeen, called Aberdeen, Guild Street, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.
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