There are 5 ways to get from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street

$52 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus via Dundee City Centre, Railway Station  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Railway Station X7
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Railway Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station X54 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station X26 / ...

$25 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station M9 / ...

$35 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock 169.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Glasgow (GLA) ABZ - GLA

$85 - $324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock is to bus which costs £18 - £27 and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Kilmarnock is 141 miles. The road distance is 169.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Kilmarnock station. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) via Broxden, Park and Ride and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Kilmarnock via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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

ScotRail operates a train from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock via Broxden, Park and Ride and Buchanan Bus Station in around 4 h 34 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Lerwick, Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Lerwick, Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
ScotRail
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Railway Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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