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from Glasgow to Aberdeen

You can get from Glasgow to Aberdeen by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Glasgow to Aberdeen on 8 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:40Glasgow, Buchanan2h50 11:30Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£231One-way
Cheapest
17:40Glasgow, Buchanan3h25 21:05Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£191One-way
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18:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h25 21:35Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£191One-way
10:40Glasgow, Buchanan2h50 13:30Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£231One-way
17:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h00 20:10Aberdeen, Guild Street
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£231One-way

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Tue
7 Dec
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£21Megabus
Wed
8 Dec
£50London North Eastern Railway
£17Megabus
Thu
9 Dec
£32Scotrail
£17Megabus
Fri
10 Dec
£32Scotrail
£15Megabus
Sat
11 Dec
£32Scotrail
£15Megabus
Sun
12 Dec
£32Scotrail
£14Scotrail
Mon
13 Dec
£23Scotrail
£14Megabus
Tue
14 Dec
£23Scotrail
£14Megabus
Wed
15 Dec
£14Scotrail
£13Megabus
Thu
16 Dec
£14Scotrail
£13Megabus
Fri
17 Dec
£23Scotrail
£14Megabus
Sat
18 Dec
£32Scotrail
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Sun
19 Dec
£22Scotrail
£13Megabus
Mon
20 Dec
£23Scotrail
£13Megabus
Tue
21 Dec
£23Scotrail
£13Megabus
Wed
22 Dec
£23Scotrail
£13Megabus
Thu
23 Dec
£23Scotrail
£13Megabus
Fri
24 Dec
£50Scotrail
£14Megabus
Sat
25 Dec
£49Scotrail
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Sun
26 Dec
£50Scotrail
£11Megabus
Mon
27 Dec
£50Scotrail
£13Megabus

Travel Information to Aberdeen from Glasgow

distanceDistance120 miles (194 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £50
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 2 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £50 • 2 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Scotrail

Take a coach or train to travel 120 miles (194 km) between Glasgow and Aberdeen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 31 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or Scotrail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Glasgow to Aberdeen.

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FAQs
How do you get from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

There are 2 ways to travel to Aberdeen from Glasgow including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Aberdeen from Glasgow?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Aberdeen. Tickets for a coach cost on average £15.

This is compared to other travel options to Aberdeen:

A coach is £35 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Glasgow to Aberdeen costing on average £50.

What is the fastest way from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

The fastest way to get to Aberdeen from Glasgow is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 31 min.

There are alternative travel options to Aberdeen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 55 min.

How many miles from Glasgow to Aberdeen would I travel?

The Glasgow to Aberdeen distance is approximately 120 miles (194 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Aberdeen is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Glasgow to Aberdeen as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Glasgow and in Aberdeen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Glasgow to Aberdeen:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and tend to arrive in Aberdeen, Guild Street.
  • Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen most often leave from Glasgow Central and arrive in Aberdeen.
Which travel companies can get me from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Glasgow to Aberdeen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Aberdeen by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Glasgow to Aberdeen tickets on Omio for £15.
  • Scotrail can get you to Aberdeen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Scotrail from Glasgow to Aberdeen for £50 on Omio.
Is there a direct service to Aberdeen from Glasgow?

Yes, there are direct services available from Glasgow to Aberdeen with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct coach with Megabus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Aberdeen as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Aberdeen from Glasgow.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Glasgow to Aberdeen?
Looking to extend your trip from Glasgow to Aberdeen? Many Omio customers who go from Glasgow to Aberdeen usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Edinburgh, London or Dundee. If you're looking to explore Edinburgh, London or Dundee from Aberdeen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I buy a ticket between Glasgow and Aberdeen online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Aberdeen from Glasgow, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £15 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £50 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Glasgow and Aberdeen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.