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There are 5 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly  •  1h 30m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BRS - ABZ

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Train  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Aberdeen

Bus  •  16h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Buchanan Bus Station M11
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station M9

Bus, night bus  •  19h

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the night bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Edinburgh
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station M92

Drive  •  8h 30m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) 501.3 miles

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) by bus and train

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) is around 10h 20m and covers a distance of around 575 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 35 min. The fastest journey normally takes 10h 15m. Operated by First, CrossCountry and First ScotRail Service, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Dyce. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
9h 45m
Layover time:
35 min
Total time:
10h 20m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
10h 15m
Journey distance:
575 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£241
Carbon emissions:
49 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:45
Last service departs at:
10:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) bus and train schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) is to bus and night bus which costs £40 - £55 and takes 19h.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) is to fly which costs £30 - £140 and takes 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ). However, there are services departing from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arriving at Dyce, Airport Terminal via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Birmingham, Navigation Street, Buchanan Bus Station and Union Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 52m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) is 405 miles. The road distance is 501.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) without a car is to train which takes 11h 6m and costs £240 - £600.

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It takes approximately 1h 30m to fly from Bristol (BRS) to Aberdeen (ABZ), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) is to fly which takes 1h 30m and costs £30 - £140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £240 - £600 and takes 11h 6m, you could also bus, which costs £60 - £95 and takes 16h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ).
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  • Distance: 404.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Aberdeen Airport (ABZ), Scotland?

easyJet and KLM fly from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) twice daily. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Bristol Temple Meads to Aberdeen twice daily. Tickets cost £230 - £550 and the journey takes 9h 9m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £450
Train operators
Bus operators
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Night bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Birmingham, Navigation Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £30
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £17
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Yes, the driving distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) is 501 miles. It takes approximately 8h 30m to drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Aberdeen Airport (ABZ).

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easyJet and KLM offer flights from Bristol Airport to Aberdeen Airport.

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