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

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Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Oban, Station Road to Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre 222 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station M9 / ...

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Train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Connel Ferry to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen

Train via Edinburgh  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the train from Connel Ferry to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Bus via Inverness  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Connel, Bridge Junction to Fort William, Bus Station 918
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station 10 / ...

Drive  •  3h 16m

  1. Drive from Connel to Aberdeen 169.8 miles

Connel to Aberdeen by train

The train journey time between Connel and Aberdeen is around 7h 47m and covers a distance of around 243 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 14m. The fastest train normally takes 5h 49m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Connel to Aberdeen train service departs from Connel Ferry and arrives in Aberdeen. Typically 25 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 32m
Layover time:
2h 14m
Total time:
7h 47m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
5h 49m
Train distance:
243 miles
Trains per week:
25
Cheapest price:
£49
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:32
Last train departs at:
20:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Connel to Aberdeen train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Connel to Aberdeen is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Connel to Aberdeen is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Connel to Aberdeen station. However, there are services departing from Connel, Post Office and arriving at Union Square Bus Station via Oban, Station Road and Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Connel to Aberdeen. However, there are services departing from Connel Ferry and arriving at Aberdeen via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 22m.

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The distance between Connel and Aberdeen is 134 miles. The road distance is 169.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Connel to Aberdeen without a car is to bus which takes 6h 20m and costs £23 - £45.

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It takes approximately 6h 20m to get from Connel to Aberdeen, including transfers.

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Connel to Aberdeen bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, depart from Oban, Station Road.

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

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The best way to get from Connel to Aberdeen is to bus which takes 6h 20m and costs £23 - £45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £45 - £160 and takes 6h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Connel to Aberdeen.
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  • Distance: 134 miles
  • Duration: 6h 20m

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

You can take a bus from Connel to Aberdeen via Oban, Station Road, Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre, and Seagate Bus Station in around 6h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Connel to Aberdeen via Glasgow Queen Street in around 6h 22m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Connel Ferry to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £60
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
Train from Connel Ferry to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£28 - £85
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £85
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £85
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Oban, Station Road to Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
Megabus UK
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Connel to Aberdeen is 170 miles. It takes approximately 3h 16m to drive from Connel to Aberdeen.

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