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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. X99

$47 - $63

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 55 min

$74 - $94

Bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. X99
  2. M90 / ...
  3. M9

$58 - $82

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. 211.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  3 h 2 min

  1. WIC - ABZ

$126 - $500

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 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thurso to Aberdeen via Inverness, Bus Station and Broxden, Park and Ride in around 8 h 46 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Wick to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Thurso to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Thurso and Aberdeen is 182 km. The road distance is 339 km.

The cheapest way to get from Thurso to Aberdeen is to bus and train which costs £35 - £50 and takes 6 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Thurso to Aberdeen is to fly which takes 3 h 2 min and costs £90 - £380.

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 55 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Thurso to Aberdeen. However, there are services departing from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) and arriving at Union Square Bus Station via Inverness, Bus Station and Broxden, Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Thurso to Aberdeen, including transfers.