How to travel from Manchester to Aberdeen

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from Manchester to Aberdeen

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

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bus

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

Megabus
01:30PM7h55
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
09:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
$421One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Megabus
01:30PM7h55
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
09:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
$421One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Loganair
08:30AM1h15
Manchester Airport (MAN)
09:45AMAberdeen Airport (ABZ)
$2201One-way
0 transfers
Other options
London North Eastern Railway
08:30AM8h36
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
05:06PMAberdeen station (ABD)
$1391One-way
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
08:15AM7h43
Manchester Victoria (MCV)
03:58PMAberdeen station (ABD)
$1571One-way
2 transfers
Transpennine Express
08:24AM7h34
Manchester Oxford Road (MCO)
03:58PMAberdeen station (ABD)
$2201One-way
1 transfer
Megabus
12:50PM8h35
Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
09:25PMAberdeen, Guild Street
$511One-way
1 transfer
Megabus
03:50AM8h05
Manchester
11:55AMAberdeen, Guild Street
$511One-way
1 transfer
Megabus
03:50AM7h35
Manchester
11:25AMAberdeen, Guild Street
$621One-way
1 transfer
Loganair
12:20PM1h15
Manchester Airport (MAN)
01:35PMAberdeen Airport (ABZ)
$2491One-way
0 transfers
Loganair
08:30AM1h15
Manchester Airport (MAN)
09:45AMAberdeen Airport (ABZ)
$2491One-way
0 transfers
Loganair
12:20PM1h15
Manchester Airport (MAN)
01:35PMAberdeen Airport (ABZ)
$2531One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Manchester to Aberdeen

distanceDistance252 miles (407 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$17 - $93
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€14) • 8 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $93 (€81) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, Azul or TransPennine Express

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 252 miles (407 km) to Aberdeen from Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus, Azul or TransPennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Manchester to Aberdeen.

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Easyjet
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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Manchester to Aberdeen

Find the best route to Aberdeen from Manchester with British Airways, ScotRail and easyJet. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

    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.

      British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.

        FAQs: Travel from Manchester to Aberdeen

        FAQs: Travel 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 Manchester to Aberdeen.
        FAQs

        There are 3 ways to get from Manchester to Aberdeen: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Aberdeen is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $17 (€14) compared to other travel options to Aberdeen:

        A bus is $76 (€67) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Manchester to Aberdeen costing on average $93 (€81).

        A bus is $40 (€35) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Manchester to Aberdeen costing on average $56 (€49).

        The fastest way to get to Aberdeen from Manchester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

        Other travel options to Aberdeen take longer:

        Bus takes 8 h 5 min on average.

        Getting to Aberdeen by train takes 6 h 8 min on average.

        The Manchester to Aberdeen distance is around 252 miles (407 km).

        The average frequency per day from Manchester to Aberdeen is:

        • 1 bus per day.
        • 9 trains a day.

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

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

        • Buses from Manchester to Aberdeen most often leave from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Aberdeen, International Airport.
        • Flights mostly leave from Manchester Airport and tend to arrive in Aberdeen Airport.
        • Trains mostly leave from Manchester Piccadilly and tend to arrive in Aberdeen.

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Aberdeen:

        • You can take a bus from Manchester to Aberdeen with Megabus or FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $17 (€14) with FlixBus from Manchester to Aberdeen.
        • You can travel by plane between Manchester and Aberdeen with Azul, easyJet or British Airways, and you can find British Airways Manchester to Aberdeen tickets for $93 (€81) on Omio.
        • You can take a train from Manchester to Aberdeen with TransPennine Express, East Coast, ScotRail, Caledonian Sleeper, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3). Cheap tickets can be found for $56 (€49) with Virgin Trains from Manchester to Aberdeen.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Manchester to Aberdeen with the following travel companies:

        • Direct buses with FlixBus with 1 direct bus per day.

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

        Many of our customers traveling from Manchester to Aberdeen don't make Aberdeen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Aberdeen are Edinburgh, London, Glasgow or Inverness, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Aberdeen to any of these top destinations today!
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