Buses from Glasgow to Aberdeen

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Wed 24 Jan

03:40 06:40
03:00 hrs

Thu 25 Jan

03:40 06:40
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Fri 26 Jan

07:25 10:40
03:15 hrs

Sat 27 Jan

03:40 06:40
03:00 hrs

Sun 28 Jan

07:25 10:20
02:55 hrs

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Glasgow to Aberdeen Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration3h 5m
Bus arrives inAberdeen
Buses depart fromGlasgow
Coach Ticket Price£ 18.61
Distance194 km
Bus Companies
  • National Express

What bus companies travel from Glasgow to Aberdeen

Many companies operate modern fleets with comfortable, reclining seats, wifi and air-conditioning. Compare the services available.

What's on board National Express buses?

  • Power Outlet

  • Wifi

  • Refreshments

  • Mobile Tickets

  • Pets

  • WC

  • Seat Reservation

  • ID Required

  • Allows Bicycles

Further facilities and services may vary according to the transport company and country of operation.

What do I need to know about travelling on National Express buses?

    No, one child under 3 years old may travel for free when accompanied by a paying passenger 16+ years old. Any additional children under the age of 16 must purchase a child's ticket. Passengers under the age of 16 travelling on a child's ticket must be able to produce an official piece of identification bearing their photograph and date of birth.

    Check-in is required for international Eurolines buses travelling from London's Victoria Coach Station or Dover's Eurolines Travel Centre 1 hour before departure. No check-in is required for any other National Express bus routes; however, arriving at least 10 minutes before departure is strongly recommended.

    National Express offers Peak, Off-Peak, Child, and Restricted fares. National Express also offers special rates for groups (4-9 people) and passengers travelling to the airport.

    Economy single

    Ticket is valid for a single journey on any weekdays except Fridays and Sundays throughout the year or other standard fare days. Ticket must be booked at least one day in advance of travel. Prices may include partner's fee.

    On The Day Single

    Valid where ticket is purchased on the day of travel. Prices may include partner's fee.

    Standard single

    Travel is available on any day throughout the year. Tickets must be booked at least one day in advance of travel. Prices may include partner's fee.

Buses From Glasgow to Aberdeen

Aberdeen lies on the North Sea coast 194 kilometres northeast of Glasgow and buses offer a quick and convenient way to travel between the two cities. National Express operates 7 daily buses from Glasgow to Aberdeen. The fastest buses take just under 3 hours. All Glasgow to Aberdeen buses are direct.


Which bus companies run from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

All Glasgow to Aberdeen buses are operated by National Express.

How long is the bus journey from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

The average journey time for most buses travelling from Glasgow to Aberdeen is approximately 3 hours. The exact travel time depends on the time of day and time of week passengers are travelling.

When are the first and last buses of the day from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

Buses from Glasgow to Aberdeen begin running in the early morning and continue regularly throughout the day into the late evening. The first Glasgow to Aberdeen bus departs at 3:40 a.m. while the last leaves Glasgow at 6:20 p.m.

Where do buses depart from and arrive to?

All buses from Glasgow to Aberdeen depart from Glasgow Buchanan bus station. All buses arrive at Aberdeen bus station (Union Square bus station).

Taking the Bus from Glasgow

Buses From Glasgow to Aberdeen depart from Buchanan bus station located on Killermont Street adjacent to Glasgow Queen Street railway station and opposite the Royal Concert Hall. Buchanan bus station is the biggest bus station in Scotland and routes departing from there include buses going to Edinburgh Airport and Dumfries. Buchanan bus station is open around the clock with the travel centre opening from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. from Monday to Saturday and from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Sundays. Passengers can reach the station by local or regional bus services mainly operated by First Glasgow and Stagecoach West Scotland, by train or by underground. Queen Street Station Rail Station is 200 meters away which connects to Buchanan Street Subway Station by travelator. The bus station is roughly a 10-15 minute walk to the north of Glasgow Central railway station. The bus station can be easily reached by public transport; many buses cover the route between Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street. Regular buses during the week conclude at around midnight, although there are night buses that run during the weekend.

Getting into Aberdeen by Bus

The third most populous city in Scotland and a leading business city within the UK, Aberdeen has plenty to offer any visitor, whether it be culture, sport or art. Aberdeen is a prosperous city owing to its thriving fishing, shipping, and oil industries. Known as the Granite City for its rugged building hewn from stone, it offers visitors stretches of scenic coastline, delightful countryside, nearby national parks with remarkable wildlife, along with a bevy of imposing castles. The Aberdeen Art Gallery and Aberdeen Maritime Museum can be enjoyed for free and are top attractions of the city. Aberdeen has a stunning coastline with beautiful sandy beaches which makes for some great walks.

Buses from Glasgow arrive at Aberdeen bus station (Union Square bus station) located on Guild Street next to Aberdeen Railway Station and attached to Union Square shopping centre. Both the bus and railway stations are right in the city centre. Services to Edinburgh and Inverness, among others, depart from here. Local buses are the primary mode of transport within the city, which means that the bus network is extensive. A night bus service runs in Aberdeen over the weekend across 6 routes. Passengers can continue their journey's by local buses mainly operated by Stagecoach Bluebird which run along Union Street. Taxis are available at the bus station.

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