Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen

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The cheapest trains

from Glasgow
to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Cheapest

£31

Average

£38

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 £ 38 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 31.

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10:40Glasgow Queen Street2h31 13:11Aberdeen
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£311One-way
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09:40Glasgow Queen Street2h54 12:34Aberdeen
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08:39Glasgow Queen Street2h42 11:21Aberdeen
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08:44Glasgow Queen Street3h07 11:51Aberdeen
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£481One-way
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08:10Glasgow Queen Street2h51 11:01Aberdeen
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£481One-way

Train Times

Glasgow to Aberdeen

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08:10Glasgow Queen Street2h51 11:01Aberdeen
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08:39Glasgow Queen Street2h42 11:21Aberdeen
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08:44Glasgow Queen Street3h07 11:51Aberdeen
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09:40Glasgow Queen Street2h54 12:34Aberdeen
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10:40Glasgow Queen Street2h31 13:11Aberdeen
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Sun
Sep 15
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£28National Express
Mon
Sep 16
£31Scotrail
£14National Express
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Sep 17
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
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Sep 18
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
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Sep 19
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£12National Express
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Sep 20
£15Scotrail
£12National Express
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Sep 21
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£12National Express
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Sep 22
£31Scotrail
£15National Express
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Sep 23
£22Scotrail
£12National Express
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Sep 24
£22Scotrail
£10National Express
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Sep 25
£22Scotrail
£10National Express
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Sep 26
£22Scotrail
£10National Express
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£22Scotrail
£15National Express
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Sep 28
£15Scotrail
£12National Express
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Sep 29
£48Scotrail
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£22Scotrail
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£22Scotrail
£12National Express
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£22Scotrail
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£22Scotrail
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£22Scotrail
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£31Scotrail
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The fastest trains

from Glasgow
to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Fastest Journey

2 h 31 m

Average

2 h 49 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

194 km

Of the 5 train that leave Glasgow for Aberdeen every day 3 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 2 h 49 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2 h 31 m .

The slowest train will take 3 h 7 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.

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10:40Glasgow Queen Street2h31 13:11Aberdeen
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£311One-way
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08:39Glasgow Queen Street2h42 11:21Aberdeen
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£311One-way
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08:10Glasgow Queen Street2h51 11:01Aberdeen
1 change
£481One-way
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09:40Glasgow Queen Street2h54 12:34Aberdeen
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£311One-way
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08:44Glasgow Queen Street3h07 11:51Aberdeen
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£481One-way

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Journey Summary

Glasgow to Aberdeen Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 50 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £30
Trains depart from:Glasgow
Trains arrive in:Aberdeen
Distance:194 km
TrainTrain Companies:London North Eastern Railway, 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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Glasgow
Aberdeen
TrainGlasgow Central

Amenities

Refreshments
WC

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