Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen

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The cheapest trains

from Glasgow
to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Cheapest

£48

Average

£48

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 £ 48 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 48.

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09:45Glasgow Queen Street3h2013:05Aberdeen
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08:41Glasgow Queen Street2h4011:21Aberdeen
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08:10Glasgow Queen Street2h5111:01Aberdeen
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08:44Glasgow Queen Street3h0711:51Aberdeen
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09:40Glasgow Queen Street2h5412:34Aberdeen
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Train Times

Glasgow to Aberdeen

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08:10Glasgow Queen Street2h5111:01Aberdeen
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08:41Glasgow Queen Street2h4011:21Aberdeen
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08:44Glasgow Queen Street3h0711:51Aberdeen
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09:40Glasgow Queen Street2h5412:34Aberdeen
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09:45Glasgow Queen Street3h2013:05Aberdeen
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Fri
Jul 19
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£15National Express
£401Aer Lingus
Sat
Jul 20
£48Scotrail
£15National Express
£97British Airways
Sun
Jul 21
£47Scotrail
£19National Express
£401KLM
Mon
Jul 22
£31Scotrail
£19National Express
£332British Airways
Tue
Jul 23
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
£272BA Cityflyer
Wed
Jul 24
£22Scotrail
£15National Express
£261Aer Lingus
Thu
Jul 25
£31Scotrail
£15National Express
£214British Airways
Fri
Jul 26
£22Scotrail
£14National Express
£235British Airways
Sat
Jul 27
£31Scotrail
£15National Express
£245KLM
Sun
Jul 28
£47Scotrail
£15National Express
£244KLM
Mon
Jul 29
£22Scotrail
£8National Express
£162British Airways
Tue
Jul 30
£22Scotrail
£10National Express
£94TAM Airlines
Wed
Jul 31
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
£197KLM
Thu
Aug 1
£22Scotrail
£15National Express
£182British Airways
Fri
Aug 2
£22Scotrail
£15National Express
£197KLM
Sat
Aug 3
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
£178KLM
Sun
Aug 4
£31Scotrail
£12National Express
£178KLM
Mon
Aug 5
£22Scotrail
£10National Express
£141British Airways
Tue
Aug 6
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
£138British Airways
Wed
Aug 7
£22Scotrail
£10National Express
£129British Airways
Thu
Aug 8
£22Scotrail
£10National Express
£178KLM

The fastest trains

from Glasgow
to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Fastest Journey

2h 40m

Average

2h 58m

Trains per day

5

Distance

194 km

Of the 5 train that leave Glasgow for Aberdeen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 194 km distance in an average of 2h 58m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2h 40m .

The slowest train will take 3h 20m 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.

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08:41Glasgow Queen Street2h4011:21Aberdeen
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£481One-way
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08:10Glasgow Queen Street2h5111:01Aberdeen
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£481One-way
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09:40Glasgow Queen Street2h5412:34Aberdeen
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£481One-way
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08:44Glasgow Queen Street3h0711:51Aberdeen
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£481One-way
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09:45Glasgow Queen Street3h2013:05Aberdeen
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Journey Summary

Glasgow to Aberdeen Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 50 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £34
Trains depart from:Glasgow
Trains arrive in:Aberdeen
Distance:194 km
TrainTrain Companies:Scotrail

Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen

It's incredibly straightforward to take the train from Glasgow to Aberdeen, with direct services departing Glasgow Queen Street at least once every hour throughout the day. Most train services from Glasgow to Aberdeen are direct, with total journey times of around 2 hours 30 minutes during peak times. Passengers can also be flexible with departure times, with services operating from just before 6:00 a.m. and running up until around 9:15 p.m. every evening. Return journeys for rail services from Glasgow to Aberdeen are also available.

Which train companies go from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

ScotRail operate direct services for trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen.

How long is the train from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

The train from Glasgow to Aberdeen takes around 2 hours 30 minutes during peak times, although this can vary wildly. Services requiring a change at Haymarket can take closer to 3 hours 25 minutes, while late night services requiring a change at Croy can take upwards of 4 hours 20 minutes and require part of the journey is completed by bus.

When are the first and last trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

The first direct train from Glasgow to Aberdeen departs at 05:56 a.m. each morning, while the last direct service departs Glasgow at 9:16 p.m. every evening. During peak hours, a direct train service departs Glasgow at least once an hour.

What facilities are available on trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

ScotRail services from Glasgow to Aberdeen provide complimentary wireless internet access to all passengers. Train passengers can also make use of on-board luggage storage, ideal for those making airport connections or arriving into the city from further afield. On-board toilets suitable for disabled passengers ensure optimum accessibility, while train users can also enjoy a full catering menu can be enjoyed from morning until early evening. It's worth nothing that alcohol isn't served on services between 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

Departure Station: Direct services from Glasgow to Aberdeen depart Glasgow Queen Street in the city centre, within easy reach of many bus stops.

Arrival Station: Direct train services from Glasgow terminate at Aberdeen railway station, the only rail station in the city. The train station is just a 5 minute walk from the city centre.

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Best fares for trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen

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Sun, Jul 21
Train
Scotrail
11:003h 5m14:05
GlasgowAberdeen
Mon, Jul 22
Train
Scotrail
08:402h 54m11:34
GlasgowAberdeen
Tue, Jul 23
Train
Scotrail
08:402h 54m11:34
GlasgowAberdeen
Fastest Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen
Wed, Jul 24
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Scotrail
09:402h 31m12:11
GlasgowAberdeen
Wed, Aug 7
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Scotrail
09:402h 32m12:12
GlasgowAberdeen
Thu, Aug 8
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Scotrail
09:402h 32m12:12
GlasgowAberdeen
Return Train Tickets for Aberdeen to Glasgow
Sun, Jul 21
Train
Scotrail
10:272h 38m13:05
AberdeenGlasgow
Mon, Jul 22
Train
Scotrail
10:022h 50m12:52
AberdeenGlasgow
Tue, Jul 23
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London North Eastern Railway
08:523h 22m12:14
AberdeenGlasgow

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Glasgow
Aberdeen
TrainGlasgow Central

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
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