The cheapest buses from Aberdeen to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

Cheapest

$24

Average

$34

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Aberdeen to Edinburgh will cost around $ 34 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 24.

Cheapest
08:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street2h59 11:44PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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$241One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:45AMAberdeen, Guild Street3h05 01:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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$311One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street3h10 05:55PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
0 changes
$311One-way
09:45AMAberdeen, Guild Street3h05 12:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
1 changes
$331One-way
01:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street3h10 04:55PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
1 changes
$331One-way

Timetable Aberdeen to Edinburgh

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07:05AMAberdeen, Guild Street3h15 10:20AMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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08:35AMAberdeen, Guild Street2h58 11:33AMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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08:45AMAberdeen, Guild Street3h35 12:20PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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09:45AMAberdeen, Guild Street3h05 12:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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10:45AMAberdeen, Guild Street3h26 02:11PMEdinburgh
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10:45AMAberdeen, Guild Street3h05 01:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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11:45AMAberdeen, Guild Street3h05 02:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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12:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street3h38 04:23PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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12:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street2h58 03:43PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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01:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street3h10 04:55PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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02:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street3h26 06:11PMEdinburgh
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02:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street3h10 05:55PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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03:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street3h18 07:03PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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04:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street2h58 07:43PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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05:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street3h40 09:25PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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06:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street3h16 10:01PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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08:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street2h59 11:44PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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08:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street3h26 12:11AMEdinburgh
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Sat
Nov 27
$28London North Eastern Railway
$22Megabus
Sun
Nov 28
$37London North Eastern Railway
$22Megabus
Mon
Nov 29
$37London North Eastern Railway
$20Megabus
Tue
Nov 30
$28London North Eastern Railway
$20Megabus
Wed
Dec 1
$37London North Eastern Railway
$20Megabus
Thu
Dec 2
$37Scotrail
$20Megabus
Fri
Dec 3
$37London North Eastern Railway
$17Megabus
Sat
Dec 4
$28Scotrail
$17Megabus
Sun
Dec 5
$37London North Eastern Railway
$17Megabus
Mon
Dec 6
$34London North Eastern Railway
$17Megabus
Tue
Dec 7
$24London North Eastern Railway
$17Megabus
Wed
Dec 8
$24London North Eastern Railway
$17Megabus
Thu
Dec 9
$24London North Eastern Railway
$17Megabus
Fri
Dec 10
$37London North Eastern Railway
$17Megabus
Sat
Dec 11
$37Scotrail
$15Megabus
Sun
Dec 12
$34London North Eastern Railway
$15Megabus
Mon
Dec 13
$25London North Eastern Railway
$15Megabus
Tue
Dec 14
$24London North Eastern Railway
$15Megabus
Wed
Dec 15
$24London North Eastern Railway
$15Megabus
Thu
Dec 16
$26London North Eastern Railway
$15Megabus
Fri
Dec 17
$22London North Eastern Railway
$15Megabus

The fastest buses from Aberdeen to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

Fastest Journey

2 h 58 m

Average

3 h 14 m

Buses per day

18

Distance

149 km

Of the 18 buses that leave Aberdeen for Edinburgh every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 149 km distance in an average of 3 h 14 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 58 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
04:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street2h58 07:43PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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$331One-way
Fastest
12:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street2h58 03:43PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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$351One-way
Fastest
08:35AMAberdeen, Guild Street2h58 11:33AMEdinburgh, Elder Street
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$441One-way
2nd Fastest
08:45PMAberdeen, Guild Street2h59 11:44PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
0 changes
$241One-way
09:45AMAberdeen, Guild Street3h05 12:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street
1 changes
$331One-way

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Travel with National Express between Aberdeen and Edinburgh

Buy your official National Express bus tickets between Aberdeen and Edinburgh from $17 (€14) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

National Express

National Express is a great way to travel comfortably and affordably from Aberdeen to Edinburgh. As the UK’s leading long-distance bus company, National Express offers hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country with maximum savings and comfort in mind for each passenger. Omio shows you National Express bus schedules and ticket options for the Aberdeen to Edinburgh journey, so you can find the cheapest deals to travel by bus. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 92 miles (148 km) from Aberdeen to Edinburgh.

All buses from National Express provide air conditioning, free WiFi and onboard entertainment to keep you feeling comfortable and entertained during a long trip. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. There are three different tickets that you can pick for the Aberdeen to Edinburgh bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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Buses from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Take the bus to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Aberdeen to Edinburgh.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Aberdeen to Edinburgh?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Aberdeen to Edinburgh buses for as little as $17 (€14)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket between Aberdeen and Edinburgh?
If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Aberdeen to Edinburgh bus to cost on average $20 (€17)  one way.
What is the distance to Edinburgh from Aberdeen by bus?
The Aberdeen to Edinburgh bus distance is approximately 92 miles (148 km).
What is the Aberdeen to Edinburgh bus travel time?
On average the Aberdeen to Edinburgh bus time is 2 h 59 min  covering the 92 miles (148 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Aberdeen goes to Edinburgh? What bus station do I come into Edinburgh from Aberdeen?

When departing from Aberdeen, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Aberdeen, Guild Street and Aberdeen, International Airport. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your journey in bus stations like Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh.

Omio customers book a bus from Aberdeen   to Edinburgh, Elder Street   most frequently for this route.

Where is the bus station in Aberdeen to go to Edinburgh? Where is the bus station in Edinburgh located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Aberdeen, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Edinburgh, Elder Street, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Aberdeen to Edinburgh?
For the best Aberdeen to Edinburgh bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services between Aberdeen and Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.
Can I purchase a direct bus from Aberdeen to Edinburgh?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Aberdeen to Edinburgh on Omio with Megabus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your bus ticket.
How early should I purchase bus tickets to Edinburgh from Aberdeen to score the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Aberdeen to Edinburgh is on average $20 (€17) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets between Aberdeen and Edinburgh available a few months in advance.