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

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Train, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 919 / ...
  3. Take the train from Fort William to Mallaig

$58 - $76

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Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Fort William, Bus Station 242 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Service Point 500

Train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
  3. Take the train from Crianlarich to Mallaig

$85 - $108

Bus  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Elgin, Bus Station 35
  2. Take the bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 10 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 919 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Service Point 500

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Mallaig 194.4 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Mallaig is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Mallaig is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Mallaig. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Mallaig, Service Point via Dundee City Centre, Murraygate and Fort William Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Mallaig. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Mallaig via Glasgow Queen Street and Crianlarich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 23 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Mallaig is 141 miles. The road distance is 194.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Mallaig without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 33 min and costs £40 - £60.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Aberdeen to Mallaig, including transfers.

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

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Aberdeen to Mallaig train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Aberdeen station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Mallaig is to bus which takes 7 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £65 - £85 and takes 9 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Mallaig.
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  • Distance: 141.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

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

You can take a bus from Aberdeen to Mallaig via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station, Dundee City Centre, Murraygate, Fort William, Bus Station, and Fort William Bus Station in around 7 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Aberdeen to Mallaig via Glasgow Queen Street and Crianlarich in around 9 h 23 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Fort William to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Service Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Dundee, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Elgin, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Aberdeen to Mallaig bus services, operated by Shiel Buses, arrive at Mallaig, Service Point station.

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Aberdeen to Mallaig train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Mallaig station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Mallaig is 194 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to drive from Aberdeen to Mallaig.

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