Glasgow to Aberdeen train

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

Cheapest

37

Average

44

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

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08:45AMGlasgow Queen Street3h05 11:50AMAberdeen
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371One-way
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09:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h57 12:38PMAberdeen
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371One-way
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10:45AMGlasgow Queen Street3h09 01:54PMAberdeen
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10:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h29 01:10PMAberdeen
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08:10AMGlasgow Queen Street2h55 11:05AMAberdeen
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571One-way

Train schedule from Glasgow to Aberdeen

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08:10AMGlasgow Queen Street2h55 11:05AMAberdeen
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08:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h41 11:22AMAberdeen
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08:45AMGlasgow Queen Street3h05 11:50AMAberdeen
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09:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h57 12:38PMAberdeen
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10:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h29 01:10PMAberdeen
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10:45AMGlasgow Queen Street3h09 01:54PMAberdeen
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Fastest train times from Glasgow to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

Fastest Journey

2 h 29 m

Average

2 h 52 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

194 km

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

Fastest
10:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h29 01:10PMAberdeen
0 transfers
371One-way
08:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h41 11:22AMAberdeen
0 transfers
571One-way
08:10AMGlasgow Queen Street2h55 11:05AMAberdeen
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571One-way
09:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h57 12:38PMAberdeen
0 transfers
371One-way
08:45AMGlasgow Queen Street3h05 11:50AMAberdeen
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371One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Aberdeen

distanceDistance120 miles (194 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$65 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency30 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Scotrail

Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen cover the 120 miles (194 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 55 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Scotrail. Normally, there are 30 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $65 (€59), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $64 (€58). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Aberdeen.

Train companies: ScotRail and CrossCountry from Glasgow to Aberdeen trains

Buy your official ScotRail and CrossCountry train tickets to Aberdeen from Glasgow from $64 (€58) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

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

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip from Glasgow to Aberdeen with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes from Glasgow to Aberdeen as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Glasgow to Aberdeen train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Aberdeen from Glasgow on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 120 miles (194 km) trip to Aberdeen from Glasgow with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

    Find the perfect ScotRail train to Aberdeen from Glasgow 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 from Glasgow to Aberdeen. 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 Glasgow to Aberdeen train ticket can cost as little as $64 (€58) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for ScotRail tickets to Aberdeen from 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!

    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.
    • If you book a ticket Glasgow - Aberdeen with 2 months in advance you save up to about 4% compared to the initial price.
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    Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen

    Travel Tips: 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
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Glasgow to Aberdeen trains for as little as $64 (€58)  in the next 7 days.
    The train price between Glasgow and Aberdeen is on average $65 (€59)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
    The distance to Aberdeen from Glasgow by train is approximately 120 miles (194 km).
    On average the Glasgow to Aberdeen train travel time is 2 h 55 min  for the 120 miles (194 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Aberdeen.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Aberdeen, located 0.2 miles (290 m) away from the city center.

    If you're looking for trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen, you can rely on Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Scotrail to get you to Aberdeen. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Glasgow to Aberdeen trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The average number of trains departing Glasgow for Aberdeen is 30 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train for this trip departs from Glasgow at 5: 51 AM. The last train leaves from Glasgow at 11: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Glasgow to Aberdeen and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets from Glasgow to Aberdeen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $65 (€59) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Glasgow to Aberdeen a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Aberdeen

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    Aberdeen
    The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your journey between Glasgow and Aberdeen.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
    Public transit options for Glasgow Central
    Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
    Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transit options for Glasgow Queen Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
    Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transit options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transit options for High Street (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transit options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road

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