The cheapest trains from Aberdeen to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

$45

Average

$63

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 Glasgow will cost around $ 63 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 45.

Cheapest
05:34AMAberdeen2h57 08:31AMGlasgow Queen Street
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$451One-way
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05:47AMAberdeen3h43 09:30AMGlasgow Queen Street
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$451One-way
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05:47AMAberdeen3h50 09:37AMGlasgow Queen Street
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$451One-way
07:52AMAberdeen3h45 11:37AMGlasgow Queen Street
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$691One-way
11:01AMAberdeen2h48 01:49PMGlasgow Queen Street
1 changes
$691One-way

Timetable Aberdeen to Glasgow

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05:34AMAberdeen2h57 08:31AMGlasgow Queen Street
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05:47AMAberdeen3h43 09:30AMGlasgow Queen Street
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05:47AMAberdeen3h50 09:37AMGlasgow Queen Street
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07:38AMAberdeen2h33 10:11AMGlasgow Queen Street
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07:52AMAberdeen3h45 11:37AMGlasgow Queen Street
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07:52AMAberdeen3h38 11:30AMGlasgow Queen Street
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08:20AMAberdeen3h47 12:07PMGlasgow Queen Street
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09:44AMAberdeen2h38 12:22PMGlasgow Queen Street
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09:52AMAberdeen3h38 01:30PMGlasgow Queen Street
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09:52AMAberdeen3h41 01:33PMGlasgow Queen Street
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11:01AMAberdeen2h48 01:49PMGlasgow Queen Street
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Fri
Sep 24
$69Cross Country
$25Megabus
Sat
Sep 25
$69Scotrail
$24Megabus
Sun
Sep 26
$69London North Eastern Railway
$22Megabus
Mon
Sep 27
$69London North Eastern Railway
$21Megabus
Tue
Sep 28
$45Scotrail
$21Megabus
Wed
Sep 29
$31Scotrail
$21Megabus
Thu
Sep 30
$45Scotrail
$21Megabus
Fri
Oct 1
$69London North Eastern Railway
$21Megabus
Sat
Oct 2
$45Scotrail
$21Megabus
Sun
Oct 3
$69London North Eastern Railway
$21Megabus
Mon
Oct 4
$45Scotrail
$19Megabus
Tue
Oct 5
$45Scotrail
$21Megabus
Wed
Oct 6
$31Scotrail
$19Megabus
Thu
Oct 7
$31Scotrail
$19Megabus
Fri
Oct 8
$31Scotrail
$19Megabus
Sat
Oct 9
$45Scotrail
$19Megabus
Sun
Oct 10
$70Cross Country
$19Megabus
Mon
Oct 11
$45Scotrail
$19Megabus
Tue
Oct 12
$31Scotrail
$19Megabus
Wed
Oct 13
$45Scotrail
$19Megabus
Thu
Oct 14
$31Scotrail
$19Megabus

The fastest trains from Aberdeen to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

2 h 33 m

Average

3 h 21 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

194 km

Of the 11 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.

These direct trains cover the 194 km distance in an average of 3 h 21 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 33 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 50 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
07:38AMAberdeen2h33 10:11AMGlasgow Queen Street
0 changes
$691One-way
09:44AMAberdeen2h38 12:22PMGlasgow Queen Street
0 changes
$691One-way
11:01AMAberdeen2h48 01:49PMGlasgow Queen Street
1 changes
$691One-way
05:34AMAberdeen2h57 08:31AMGlasgow Queen Street
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$451One-way
09:52AMAberdeen3h38 01:30PMGlasgow Queen Street
2 changes
$691One-way

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Train Information from Aberdeen to Glasgow

distanceDistance120 miles (194 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$57 (€46)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesScotrail or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Aberdeen to Glasgow cover the 120 miles (194 km) long route taking on average 2 h 35 min with our travel partners like Scotrail or London North Eastern Railway. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $57 (€46), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Aberdeen and arrive in Glasgow Central.

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. 

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FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Glasgow from Aberdeen cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Aberdeen to Glasgow to cost as little as $31 (€25)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Glasgow from Aberdeen?
The Aberdeen to Glasgow train ticket price is on average $57 (€46)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance to Glasgow from Aberdeen by train?
The train distance from Aberdeen to Glasgow is around 120 miles (194 km).
How long is the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow?
On average the Aberdeen to Glasgow train travel time is 2 h 35 min  for the 120 miles (194 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Aberdeen goes to Glasgow? What train station do I come into Glasgow from Aberdeen?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Aberdeen   to Glasgow Central.

Where do I find the Aberdeen train station to Glasgow? Where is the Glasgow train station?

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

Which train providers should I travel with from Aberdeen to Glasgow?
Take the Aberdeen to Glasgow train with Scotrail or London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Aberdeen and Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest train from Aberdeen to Glasgow? What time is the last train from Aberdeen to Glasgow?
You can take the earliest train from Aberdeen to Glasgow at 7: 20 AM   or take the last train from Aberdeen to Glasgow leaving at 10: 10 AM. Look for the latest Aberdeen to Glasgow train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
When should I purchase the Aberdeen to Glasgow train for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way train ticket from Aberdeen to Glasgow is on average $57 (€46) if you book 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 trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Aberdeen to Glasgow available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Aberdeen
Glasgow
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