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

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Train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street

$53 - $63

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Bus Scottish Citylink  •  4 h 9 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 / ...

$39 - $54

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Bus Megabus UK  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride M92
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Buchanan Bus Station X27 / ...

$46 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock 169.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  5 h 49 min

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

$86 - $324

Questions & Answers

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 9 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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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock without a car is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Kilmarnock bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 9 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 5 h 49 min.

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There is no direct flight from Aberdeen Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Aberdeen to Kilmarnock bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Kilmarnock is 169 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock.

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easyJet, Aer Lingus, Loganair and three other airlines offer flights from Aberdeen Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock.
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  • Distance: 140.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

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 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Kilmarnock via Broxden, Park and Ride and Buchanan Bus Station in around 4 h 9 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
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
$19 - $28
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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