There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Aberdeen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen

$40 - $55

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Bus via Broxden, Park and Ride  •  3 h 26 min

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

$29 - $41

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station G9 / ...

$29 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Aberdeen 145.7 miles

$30 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Union Square Bus Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Aberdeen. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Aberdeen is 121 miles. The road distance is 145.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Aberdeen without a car is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs .

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The train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen takes 2 h 31 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Glasgow to Aberdeen train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Aberdeen is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 49 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Aberdeen.
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  • Distance: 121.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Aberdeen hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow to Aberdeen every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Bus operators
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
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Aberdeen is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Glasgow to Aberdeen.

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