Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for Jan 27

Cheapest

$24

Average

$30

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 Edinburgh to Aberdeen will cost around $ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 24.

Cheapest
06:20AMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h12 09:32AMAberdeen, Guild Street
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$241One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:20PMEdinburgh4h05 11:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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$271One-way
08:20PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h05 11:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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$281One-way
10:20AMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h05 01:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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$281One-way
02:20PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h05 05:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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$281One-way

Bus schedule from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

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06:20AMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h12 09:32AMAberdeen, Guild Street
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08:25AMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h00 11:25AMAberdeen, Guild Street
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09:20AMEdinburgh4h05 01:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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09:20AMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h07 12:27PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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10:20AMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h05 01:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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10:50AMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h37 02:27PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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11:20AMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h07 02:27PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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12:25PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h00 03:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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12:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h40 04:30PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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01:20PMEdinburgh4h05 05:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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01:20PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h10 04:30PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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02:20PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h05 05:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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02:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street4h45 07:35PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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03:20PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h10 06:30PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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04:20PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h05 07:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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06:20PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h00 09:20PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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06:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h35 10:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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07:20PMEdinburgh4h05 11:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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08:20PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h05 11:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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10:35PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h12 01:47AMAberdeen, Guild Street
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Thu
Jan 27
$27London North Eastern Railway
$24Megabus
Fri
Jan 28
$25London North Eastern Railway
$24Megabus
Sat
Jan 29
$25London North Eastern Railway
$20Megabus
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Jan 30
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$25Megabus
Mon
Jan 31
$20London North Eastern Railway
$20Megabus
Tue
Feb 1
$18London North Eastern Railway
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$18London North Eastern Railway
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Feb 3
$18London North Eastern Railway
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Feb 4
$18London North Eastern Railway
$20Megabus
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Feb 5
$17London North Eastern Railway
$19Megabus
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Feb 7
$18London North Eastern Railway
$19Megabus
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Feb 8
$17London North Eastern Railway
$19Megabus
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Feb 9
$18London North Eastern Railway
$19Megabus
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Feb 10
$18London North Eastern Railway
$19Megabus
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Feb 11
$17London North Eastern Railway
$19Megabus
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Feb 12
$17London North Eastern Railway
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Feb 14
$19London North Eastern Railway
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Bus times from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for Jan 27

Fastest Journey

3 h

Average

3 h 24 m

Buses per day

20

Distance

149 km

Of the 20 buses that leave Edinburgh for Aberdeen every day 8 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 24 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 45 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
06:20PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h00 09:20PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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$301One-way
Fastest
12:25PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h00 03:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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$301One-way
Fastest
08:25AMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h00 11:25AMAberdeen, Guild Street
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$301One-way
2nd Fastest
04:20PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h05 07:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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$301One-way
2nd Fastest
08:20PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h05 11:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
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$281One-way

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Overview: Bus from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

distanceDistance92 miles (148 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$23 (€19)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesMegabus or National Express

Buses from Edinburgh to Aberdeen cover the 92 miles (148 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $20 (€17), but the average price of bus tickets is $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Aberdeen, Guild Street.

Bus providers: National Express from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Travel from Edinburgh to Aberdeen from $20 (€17) with Omio’s bus partners National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Edinburgh - Aberdeen bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus to Aberdeen from Edinburgh:

    • 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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Aberdeen from Edinburgh

    Take the bus to Aberdeen 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 Edinburgh to Aberdeen.
    FAQs

    How much does a cheap bus to Aberdeen from Edinburgh cost?

    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Edinburgh to Aberdeen to cost as little as $20 (€17)  in the next 7 days.

    How much does it cost to take a bus to Aberdeen from Edinburgh?

    If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Edinburgh to Aberdeen bus price to come in at an average of $23 (€19)  one way.

    How far is Aberdeen from Edinburgh by bus?

    The bus distance from Edinburgh to Aberdeen is around 92 miles (148 km).

    How many hours is the bus time from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

    While the time it takes to travel 92 miles (148 km) from Edinburgh to Aberdeen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Edinburgh to Aberdeen bus journey time is on average 3 h 5 min.

    When traveling by bus from Edinburgh to Aberdeen, which bus station in Edinburgh do I depart from and which bus station in Aberdeen do I arrive in?

    When taking the bus from Edinburgh to Aberdeen, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, Princes Street. Your route can end in bus stations such as Aberdeen, Guild Street and Aberdeen, International Airport.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Aberdeen, Guild Street.

    Where do I find the Edinburgh bus station to Aberdeen? Where is the Aberdeen bus station?

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and travel around 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Aberdeen, Guild Street and need to travel approximately 0.1 miles (151 m) from the bus station to the city center in Aberdeen.

    What bus companies go from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

    For the best Edinburgh to Aberdeen bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Megabus or National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services to Aberdeen from Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.

    Can I find a direct bus from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

    Yes, there are direct buses to Aberdeen from Edinburgh, and you can find a direct bus for this trip with Megabus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.

    What are the first and last departure bus times from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

    You can take the first bus from Edinburgh to Aberdeen at 6: 20 AM. The last bus from Edinburgh to Aberdeen that you can take departs at 8: 20 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Edinburgh to Aberdeen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

    How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from Edinburgh to Aberdeen to get the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets from Edinburgh to Aberdeen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $23 (€19) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Edinburgh to Aberdeen a few months in advance.