How to travel from Aberdeen to Glasgow

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Travel Information to Glasgow from Aberdeen

distanceDistance120 miles (194 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$2 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $2 (€2) • 3 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 2 h 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or ScotRail

Travel 120 miles (194 km) by train or bus between Aberdeen and Glasgow. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or ScotRail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Aberdeen to Glasgow.

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from Aberdeen to Glasgow

How to get from Aberdeen to Glasgow by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Aberdeen to Glasgow is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
10:00AM3h30
Aberdeen, Guild Street
01:30PMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
$161One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
07:00PM3h25
Aberdeen, Guild Street
10:25PMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
$131One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Scotrail
01:46PM2h33
Aberdeen station (ABD)
04:19PMGlasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
$261One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Scotrail
09:44AM2h37
Aberdeen station (ABD)
12:21PMGlasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
$261One-way
0 transfers
Scotrail
11:01AM2h52
Aberdeen station (ABD)
01:53PMGlasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
$261One-way
1 transfer
Scotrail
11:37AM2h38
Aberdeen station (ABD)
02:15PMGlasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
$411One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
08:00AM3h15
Aberdeen, Guild Street
11:15AMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
$141One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
11:00AM3h25
Aberdeen, Guild Street
02:25PMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
$141One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
07:30AM3h25
Aberdeen, Guild Street
10:55AMGlasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
$151One-way
0 transfers

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Find the best journey between Aberdeen and Glasgow with Omio's travel partners ScotRail, FlixBus and CrossCountry! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Aberdeen to Glasgow

      FAQs: Travel 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

      There are 2 options to travel to Glasgow from Aberdeen including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Glasgow from Aberdeen is by taking a bus, which costs on average $2 (€2).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Aberdeen to Glasgow:

      Taking a bus costs $19 (€16) less than taking a train, which costs on average $21 (€18) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel from Aberdeen to Glasgow is by train, which takes on average 2 h 33 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 3 h 20 min on average.

      The Aberdeen to Glasgow distance is around 120 miles (194 km).

      The average frequency per day from Aberdeen to Glasgow is:

      • 7 buses a day.
      • Around 16 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Aberdeen to Glasgow as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Aberdeen to Glasgow:

      • Buses from Aberdeen to Glasgow most often leave from Aberdeen, International Airport and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
      • Trains from Aberdeen to Glasgow most often leave from Aberdeen and arrive in Glasgow Central.

      The following travel companies offer services from Aberdeen to Glasgow:

      • Travel with Megabus, FlixBus or Bus to go to Glasgow by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Aberdeen to Glasgow tickets on Omio for $2 (€2).
      • ScotRail, East Coast or CrossCountry can get you to Glasgow by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with ScotRail from Aberdeen to Glasgow for $21 (€18) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Aberdeen to Glasgow with the following travel companies:

      • You can find 3 direct buses per day to take to Glasgow with Megabus or FlixBus.
      • You can find 11 direct trains per day to Glasgow with ScotRail.

      Direct services to Glasgow tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

      Your trip from Aberdeen to Glasgow doesn't have to end in Glasgow. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Liverpool or Blackpool. If you’d like to add London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Liverpool or Blackpool to your Aberdeen to Glasgow tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Glasgow today!

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