Aberdeen to Glasgow train

Cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

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37

Average

41

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Aberdeen to Glasgow is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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08:54AMAberdeen2h26 11:20AMGlasgow Queen Street
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09:44AMAberdeen2h37 12:21PMGlasgow Queen Street
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10:48AMAberdeen2h33 01:21PMGlasgow Queen Street
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11:01AMAberdeen2h52 01:53PMGlasgow Queen Street
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09:04AMAberdeen2h49 11:53AMGlasgow Queen Street
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Train schedule from Aberdeen to Glasgow

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08:54AMAberdeen2h26 11:20AMGlasgow Queen Street
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09:04AMAberdeen2h49 11:53AMGlasgow Queen Street
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09:44AMAberdeen2h37 12:21PMGlasgow Queen Street
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09:52AMAberdeen3h09 01:01PMGlasgow Queen Street
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10:48AMAberdeen2h33 01:21PMGlasgow Queen Street
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11:01AMAberdeen2h52 01:53PMGlasgow Queen Street
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Fastest train times from Aberdeen to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

Fastest Journey

2 h 26 m

Average

2 h 44 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

194 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Aberdeen for Glasgow every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:54AMAberdeen2h26 11:20AMGlasgow Queen Street
0 transfers
371One-way
10:48AMAberdeen2h33 01:21PMGlasgow Queen Street
0 transfers
371One-way
09:44AMAberdeen2h37 12:21PMGlasgow Queen Street
0 transfers
371One-way
09:04AMAberdeen2h49 11:53AMGlasgow Queen Street
1 transfer
371One-way
11:01AMAberdeen2h52 01:53PMGlasgow Queen Street
1 transfer
371One-way

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Overview: Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow

distanceDistance120 miles (194 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$64 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency18 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotrail, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Aberdeen to Glasgow cover the 120 miles (194 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 26 min with our travel partners like Scotrail, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $64 (€58), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $63 (€57). Travelers depart most frequently from Aberdeen and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Train providers: ScotRail and CrossCountry from Aberdeen to Glasgow trains

Travel to Glasgow from Aberdeen from $63 (€57) with Omio’s train partners ScotRail and CrossCountry! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

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Find the perfect ScotRail train to Glasgow from Aberdeen for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest ScotRail train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Aberdeen and Glasgow. You can also check relevant travel information for the ScotRail train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap ScotRail train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 120 miles (194 km) on this trip and your ScotRail Aberdeen to Glasgow train ticket can cost as little as $63 (€57) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for ScotRail tickets between Aberdeen and Glasgow in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official ScotRail train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Aberdeen to Glasgow you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your CrossCountry train from Aberdeen to Glasgow online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest CrossCountry train from Aberdeen to Glasgow, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current CrossCountry train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 120 miles (194 km) journey to Glasgow from Aberdeen as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains to Glasgow from Aberdeen, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official CrossCountry Aberdeen to Glasgow train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

    Trains from Aberdeen to Glasgow

    There are 23 departures from Glasgow each weekday headed for Aberdeen.  Of these, 16 are direct journeys and seven require one transfer. Most trains (20 each weekday) are operated by ScotRail, with the three remaining services operated by LNER. 

     Aberdeen to Glasgow Train Times: Daily departures

    Trains from Aberdeen to Glasgow run approximately hourly each day. There is a greater frequency of departures from midmorning to lunchtime. All told, there are 23 departures from Aberdeen each weekday. Of these, 16 are direct journeys to Glasgow, while seven require one transfer.

     How long is the journey by train from Aberdeen to Glasgow?

    Most train trips between Aberdeen and Glasgow take around two hours 30 minutes to complete the 150-mile journey. This is the same time, approximately, that a car journey between the two locations would take. Some trips with changes can take up to around three hours 30 minutes. Most trips are direct: 16 of the 23 daily departures are direct services, whereas seven trips require one transfer.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Aberdeen to Glasgow?

    Departure train station: Aberdeen station is very centrally located, in Union Square in Aberdeen, directly adjacent to shopping centres. The station is well-serviced by taxis and buses and has a substantial car park. Numerous food and convenience stores are located within the station for the convenience of commuters. Disabled access is well taken care of as Aberdeen station is a step-free environment. Wheelchairs are also available if required.

    Arrival train station:  All trains from Aberdeen to Glasgow have Glasgow's Queen Street station as their end point. This is the smaller of Glasgow's two stations. It is situated very centrally, on George Square in Glasgow and is close to many central tourist spots. The station is well-serviced by taxis and has a bus station on site as well as a substantial car park. An express bus service is available to the airport. The station offers a couple of coffee shops as well as assistance for the disabled and those with limited mobility and wheelchairs are available if required.

    Which train companies travel from Aberdeen to Glasgow?

    Trains from Aberdeen to Glasgow are operated by ScotRail and LNER (London North Eastern Railway). 

    ScotRail Aberdeen to Glasgow

    ScotRail operates 20 trips between Aberdeen and Glasgow each day. Of these, 16 are direct and four require one transfer. Three of the transfers take place in Edinburgh and one in Dundee. For most of the day, trains run at approximately hourly intervals, but the frequency increases from mid-morning until around midday.

    LNER Aberdeen to Glasgow

    LNER operates three trips requiring one transfer each day. The trains depart at approximately 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The transfer, in all cases, takes place in Edinburgh. All LNER trips take around three hours 30 minutes to complete.

    Aberdeen to Glasgow Trains: Services on Board

    ScotRail offers standard and first-class tickets. Passengers are allowed to travel with one piece of hand luggage and two suitcases with them. In addition, bicycles, prams and wheelchairs are allowed to be carried, preferably folded. Domestic pets may accompany passengers as long as they are caged or on leads. Two animals per person are permitted free of charge, however additional animals will incur a charge of half the normal passenger fee per pet. Snacks are available from trolleys, with first-class passengers being entitled to a free hot drink or a mineral water. In addition, first-class passengers enjoy larger seats with more leg room, as well as a personal plug point at their seats.

    LNER also offers standard and first-class tickets. First-class tickets entitle passengers to reclining seats with more legroom, free newspapers and WiFi, and complimentary food and drink served at their seats. 

    How do I find cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Glasgow?

    It is always best to use a site such as Omio to allow comparison of prices between providers, at different times of the day, on different days and at different times of the year. Booking online also allows easy notification about specials being run, and group discounts. Both operators on this route offer substantial discounts of between 20 and 30% for groups of 10 or more. It is also wise to book well in advance to secure best prices. 

    Travel Tips: Trains from Aberdeen to Glasgow

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Glasgow 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 Glasgow.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Aberdeen to Glasgow for the next 7 days starting from $63 (€57)  one way.
    The Aberdeen to Glasgow train ticket price is on average $64 (€58)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Aberdeen to Glasgow by train to be approximately 120 miles (194 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 120 miles (194 km) from Aberdeen to Glasgow can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Aberdeen to Glasgow train journey time is on average 2 h 26 min.

    Omio customers book a train from Aberdeen   to Glasgow Central   most frequently for this route.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Aberdeen, is located 0.2 miles (290 m) from the city center of Aberdeen.

    The most popular arrival train station, Glasgow Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center of Glasgow.

    When taking a train from Aberdeen to Glasgow, you can count on Scotrail, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway for the best way to get you to Glasgow. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Glasgow from Aberdeen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Yes, there are 13 direct trains per day from Aberdeen to Glasgow, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Scotrail  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    The average number of trains departing Aberdeen for Glasgow is 18 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The first Aberdeen to Glasgow train departs at 5: 34 AM   and the last train from Aberdeen to Glasgow leaves at 10: 28 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Aberdeen to Glasgow on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Aberdeen to Glasgow is on average $64 (€58) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Glasgow from Aberdeen available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports in Aberdeen and Glasgow

    Aberdeen
    Glasgow
    The major railway station for departures from Aberdeen is Aberdeen. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Aberdeen for your journey between Aberdeen and Glasgow.

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