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

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Train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Thurso to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Aberdeen

$72 - $93

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Bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Bank of Scotland to Inverness, Bus Station X99
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Union Square Bus Station 10 / ...

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Thurso to Aberdeen 211.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Wick (WIC) to Aberdeen (ABZ) WIC - ABZ

$120 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Thurso to Aberdeen is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thurso to Aberdeen is to fly which costs £90 - £370 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thurso to Aberdeen station. However, there are services departing from Thurso, Bank of Scotland and arriving at Union Square Bus Station via Inverness, Marks and Spencer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Thurso to Aberdeen. However, there are services departing from Thurso and arriving at Aberdeen via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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The distance between Thurso and Aberdeen is 114 miles. The road distance is 211.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Thurso to Aberdeen without a car is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs £55 - £75.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Thurso to Aberdeen, including transfers.

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Thurso to Aberdeen bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Thurso, Bank of Scotland station.

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

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The best way to get from Thurso to Aberdeen is to train which takes 6 h 54 min and costs £55 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 24 min, you could also fly, which costs £90 - £370 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Thurso to Aberdeen.
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  • Distance: 113.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Thurso to Aberdeen via Inverness in around 6 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thurso to Aberdeen via Inverness, Bus Station and Inverness, Marks and Spencer in around 8 h 24 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Wick to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Thurso to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Inverness to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Bank of Scotland to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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The quickest flight from Wick Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Thurso to Aberdeen bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thurso to Aberdeen is 212 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to drive from Thurso to Aberdeen.

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Flybe offers flights from Wick Airport to Aberdeen Airport.

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There are 329+ hotels available in Aberdeen. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thurso to Wick Airport is to bus which takes 53 min and costs .

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