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Glasgow to Aberdeen Train Information

Avg. Train Duration2h 35m
Trains arrive inAberdeen
Trains depart fromGlasgow
Train Ticket Price£ 16.65
Distance194 km
Train Companies
  • Scotrail

Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen: Journey Details

ScotRail provides regular direct trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen. The weekday schedule begins with an early morning departure, followed by hourly trains throughout the day until the final departure in mid-evening. Journey times are a little over 2 hours and 30 minutes. Some additional indirect services are available, involving a change at Edinburgh Haymarket. There are fewer trains on Sundays, with slightly longer journey times.



Local Time 01:49
£ Sterling Pounds
Population 183,700
Region Scotland
Languages English, Gaelic

How expensive is Aberdeen?

An Average Meal

An average meal in a restaurant in Aberdeen costs 55.5% more than in Glasgow.


Prices in Aberdeen are on average 58% higher than in Glasgow.

Public Transport

Public transport in Aberdeen costs around 22.4% more than in Glasgow.

A Night in a Hotel

A night in a hotel in Aberdeen is about 129.9% more expensive than in Glasgow.

Taking the Train from Glasgow

Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen depart from Queen Street station, which is situated on the eastern side of the city centre. There is a low-level platform for suburban trains, and it is a short walk to Buchanan Street station for Glasgow Metro trains around the city centre. Numerous city bus routes serve George Square, close to the station, while night buses depart from Renfield Street, a short walk from Queen Street. Buchanan bus station, for coach services to the airport and around Scotland, is located a block to the north of Queen Street. Taxi ranks are available at the east and west exits of the station.

Getting into Aberdeen by Train

An ancient city reinvigorated by the oil industry, Aberdeen offers attractions ranging from an ornate 14th-century cathedral to bracing sandy beaches. Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen arrive at the main station, centrally located within a short walk of the ferry terminals. The main bus station is on the adjacent Union Square, connected by covered walkways, and city buses are available from Guild Street, next to the station. There are taxi ranks situated at the station entrance and on nearby Hadden Street.

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