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Trains Glasgow to Aberdeen: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Glasgow to Aberdeen. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

The prices for train tickets from Glasgow to Aberdeen vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Glasgow to Aberdeen will cost £ 65.20. The average train ticket price is approximately £ 72.96. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Glasgow to Aberdeen by train

Best price £ 74.59
Journey duration 2 h 8 min
Connections per day 14
First departure 18:41
Last departure 16:15
Distance 120.5 mi
Departure Glasgow
Arrival Aberdeen
Carriers Nationalrail, ScotRail, London North Eastern Railway, Cross country

Route Summary by Train

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£ 65.20
Maximum price
£ 117.40

Glasgow - Aberdeen


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By Train

£ 65.20

Monday, July 4th 2022
Dundee - Glasgow Queen Street
12:15 - 13:53
1h 38min
CO2: 0.56kg
By Bus

£ 17.21

Sunday, July 3rd 2022
Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station - Aberdeen Coach Station
23:30 - 02:50
3h 20min
CO2: 6.84kg

How long will it take me to travel from Glasgow to Aberdeen by train?

The journey between Glasgow and Aberdeen by train usually takes 2 h 6 min to cover a distance of 121.2 mi. The shortest journey from Glasgow to Aberdeen will take you 42 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 Aberdeen 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.

What time are the departures from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Glasgow to Aberdeen, which usually leaves at 11:39. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 16:15. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Glasgow to Aberdeen route?

You will be able to leave Glasgow by using stations such as Glasgow Queen Street [ GLQ ], Glasgow Queen Street, Haymarket, Aberdeen and Dundee. These connect you to stations including Aberdeen [ ABD ], Aberdeen, Haymarket, Dundee and Glasgow Queen Street in Aberdeen. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Glasgow or in Aberdeen, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

The exact number of journeys from Glasgow to Aberdeen can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 15 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including ScotRail, London North Eastern Railway and Cross country. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 19 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Glasgow to Aberdeen. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Glasgow to Aberdeen varies, but in general, you can expect to find 15 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 0 journeys with one change or more.


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