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Train Information between Glasgow and Aberdeen

distanceDistance120 miles (194 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotrail

Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen cover the 120 miles (194 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 31 min with our travel partners like Scotrail. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $48 (€38), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Aberdeen.

Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen

Aberdeen remains an important city for the Scottish oil industry, but is also an increasingly popular tourist destination, the access point for some dramatic coastal scenery. Business travelers or vacationers planning a visit to the north-east from Scotland's largest city can take direct trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen. Regular services operate seven days a week, with journey times of around two hours and 45 minutes.  Departure times range from early morning to late evening.

Which train companies travel from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

Scotland's national rail operator ScotRail provides most of the direct trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen.  Indirect connections involve taking ScotRail departures from Glasgow Queen Street and changing at Edinburgh Haymarket or Dundee to ScotRail or London North Eastern Railway (LNER) services to Aberdeen, or at Edinburgh Waverley for early morning Caledonian Sleeper connections to Aberdeen.

How long is the train from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

The fastest connection on the 144-mile route north-east to Aberdeen is a direct ScotRail train taking two hours and 32 minutes to reach the northern city. Most ScotRail direct connections take five to 20 minutes longer. Indirect routes via Edinburgh or Dundee take just over three hours for most connections.

How many trains are there from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

On weekdays, ScotRail operates an hourly direct service from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen, with a first train leaving just before 6:00 a.m. and a final departure to Aberdeen in the late evening. Additional indirect connections are available at roughly hourly intervals from early morning to late evening. Sunday schedules offer a reduced service, with a first train just before 10:00 a.m. and fewer indirect connections.

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

Departure train station:  Glasgow Queen Street Station is on the east side of the city center, with Subway trains available from nearby Buchanan Street Station and bus services stopping on George Square and North Hanover Street. Station facilities include a pub, news vendor, fast food outlet, WiFi and taxi stands.

Arrival train station:Aberdeen Station is located in the city center, with city buses available from the Union Square terminus and stops on Union Street. The station concourse offers ATMs, cycle hire, free WiFi, passenger showers,  a pub, coffee shop, news vendor and taxi stands.

Train tickets from Glasgow to Aberdeen: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 24 €
2 weeks earlier 23 €4%
3 weeks earlier 23 €4%
1 month before 23 €4%
2 months earlier 23 €4%


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  • Buying your train ticket from Glasgow - Aberdeen 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 4% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
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Travel Tips

Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen
Travel by train 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 Glasgow to Aberdeen.
FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Glasgow and Aberdeen for the next 7 days starting from $31 (€25)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train between Glasgow and Aberdeen?
The Glasgow to Aberdeen train ticket price is on average $48 (€38)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Glasgow to Aberdeen by train?
The train distance from Glasgow to Aberdeen is around 120 miles (194 km).
How long is a train from Glasgow to Aberdeen on average?
While the time it takes to travel 120 miles (194 km) between Glasgow and Aberdeen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Glasgow to Aberdeen train journey time is on average 2 h 31 min.
What train station in Glasgow goes to Aberdeen? What train station do I come into Aberdeen from Glasgow?

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

Where is the Glasgow train station located? Where is the Aberdeen train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Glasgow Central, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Glasgow.

The most popular arrival train station, Aberdeen, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Aberdeen.

Which train companies can get me from Glasgow to Aberdeen?
Take the Glasgow to Aberdeen train with Scotrail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Aberdeen from Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Glasgow and Aberdeen?
The average number of trains departing Glasgow for Aberdeen is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Glasgow to Aberdeen? What time is the last train from Glasgow to Aberdeen?
The first Glasgow to Aberdeen train departs at 7: 40 AM   and the last train from Glasgow to Aberdeen leaves at 12: 14 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Glasgow to Aberdeen on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Glasgow to Aberdeen to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Glasgow to Aberdeen is on average $48 (€38) if you buy 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 between Glasgow and Aberdeen available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Aberdeen
Glasgow Central
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Argyle