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There are 4 ways to get from Aberdeen to Fairlie by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Fairlie

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Bus  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen Coach Station to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station Aberdeen Coach Station - Edinburgh Airport Arrivals Terminal / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Largs, Manse Court 906 / ...

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Bus via Dundee  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station X7
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Largs, Manse Court 260

Drive  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Fairlie 178.5 miles

Aberdeen to Fairlie by train and walk

99 Weekly Services
4h 7m Average Duration
£41 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Fairlie is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from Aberdeen to Fairlie is to drive. Taking this option will cost £28 - £45 and takes 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Fairlie. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen Coach Station and arriving at Fairlie, Burnfoot Road via Buchanan Bus Station and Largs, Manse Court. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Fairlie. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Fairlie via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Fairlie is 143 miles. The road distance is 178.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Fairlie without a car is to train which takes 4h 7m and costs £40 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m to get from Aberdeen to Fairlie, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Fairlie bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Aberdeen Coach Station.

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Aberdeen to Fairlie train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Aberdeen station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Fairlie is to train which takes 4h 7m and costs £40 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £50 and takes 6h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Fairlie.
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  • Distance: 143.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 7m

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Fairlie, Scotland?

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Fairlie via Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central in around 4h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Fairlie via Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station, and Largs, Manse Court in around 6h 2m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
Train from Glasgow Central to Fairlie
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £25
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £25
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Aberdeen Coach Station to Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £19
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Largs, Manse Court
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee

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Aberdeen to Fairlie bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Largs, Manse Court station.

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Aberdeen to Fairlie train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Fairlie station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Fairlie is 178 miles. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Aberdeen to Fairlie.

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