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Journey details

Best price 10.88 £
Journey duration 3 h 14 min
Connections per day 20
First departure 06:00
Last departure 20:45
Distance 149 km

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Do you know the best way to get from Aberdeen to Edinburgh? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How much will I pay for bus tickets from Aberdeen to Edinburgh?

On average, a bus ticket from Aberdeen to Edinburgh will cost you 19.86 £. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as 10.54 £. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

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Buses from Aberdeen to Edinburgh

How long does it take to get from Aberdeen to Edinburgh by bus?

The journey between Aberdeen and Edinburgh by bus usually takes 3 h 14 min to cover a distance of 149. The shortest journey from Aberdeen to Edinburgh will take you 2 h 58 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Edinburgh quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Aberdeen to Edinburgh leave?

The first daily departure from Aberdeen to Edinburgh leaves at 08:45, while the last journey of the day sets out at 20:45. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Aberdeen and Edinburgh. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many times a day do departures from Aberdeen leave for Edinburgh?

You will be able to travel from Aberdeen to Edinburgh using companies such as Megabus and National Express. Combined, these providers offer an average of 19.5 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 41 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Aberdeen to Edinburgh using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 11.5 direct connections from Aberdeen to Edinburgh each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 8 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.