Glasgow to Aberdeen train

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

56

Average

56

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Glasgow to Aberdeen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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08:10AMGlasgow Queen Street2h55 11:05AMAberdeen
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561One-way
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10:45AMGlasgow Queen Street3h05 01:50PMAberdeen
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561One-way
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10:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h32 01:13PMAberdeen
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561One-way
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08:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h41 11:22AMAberdeen
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561One-way
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08:45AMGlasgow Queen Street3h05 11:50AMAberdeen
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561One-way

Train schedule from Glasgow to Aberdeen

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08:10AMGlasgow Queen Street2h55 11:05AMAberdeen
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08:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h41 11:22AMAberdeen
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08:45AMGlasgow Queen Street3h05 11:50AMAberdeen
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09:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h58 12:39PMAberdeen
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10:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h32 01:13PMAberdeen
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10:45AMGlasgow Queen Street3h05 01:50PMAberdeen
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Fastest train times from Glasgow to Aberdeen

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

2 h 32 m

Average

2 h 52 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

194 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Glasgow for Aberdeen every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
10:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h32 01:13PMAberdeen
0 transfers
561One-way
08:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h41 11:22AMAberdeen
0 transfers
561One-way
08:10AMGlasgow Queen Street2h55 11:05AMAberdeen
1 transfer
561One-way
09:41AMGlasgow Queen Street2h58 12:39PMAberdeen
0 transfers
561One-way
10:45AMGlasgow Queen Street3h05 01:50PMAberdeen
1 transfer
561One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Aberdeen

distanceDistance194 km
durationAverage train duration2 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price€58 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency29 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Scotrail

Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen cover the 194 km long journey taking on average 2 h 41 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Scotrail. Normally, there are 29 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around €58, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €58. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Aberdeen.

Train providers: ScotRail and CrossCountry trains Glasgow to Aberdeen

For as little as €58 you can travel by train to Aberdeen from Glasgow with ScotRail and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

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CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Glasgow and Aberdeen you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry tickets between Glasgow and Aberdeen are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with CrossCountry to Aberdeen from Glasgow all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 120 miles (194 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Glasgow to Aberdeen routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Glasgow to Aberdeen train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Aberdeen with CrossCountry!

    If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Glasgow and Aberdeen, check Omio for ScotRail trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 120 miles (194 km) route between Glasgow and Aberdeen, Omio makes it easier than ever to find ScotRail trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current ScotRail train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Glasgow to Aberdeen as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your ScotRail train on Omio. If you search for trains between Glasgow and Aberdeen in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the ScotRail tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for ScotRail trains to Aberdeen from Glasgow starting at €58, buy your official ScotRail tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

    Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen

    Aberdeen remains an important city for the Scottish oil industry, but is also an increasingly popular tourist destination, the access point for some dramatic coastal scenery. Business travelers or vacationers planning a visit to the north-east from Scotland's largest city can take direct trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen. Regular services operate seven days a week, with journey times of around two hours and 45 minutes.  Departure times range from early morning to late evening.

    Which train companies travel from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

    Scotland's national rail operator ScotRail provides most of the direct trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen.  Indirect connections involve taking ScotRail departures from Glasgow Queen Street and changing at Edinburgh Haymarket or Dundee to ScotRail or London North Eastern Railway (LNER) services to Aberdeen, or at Edinburgh Waverley for early morning Caledonian Sleeper connections to Aberdeen.

    How long is the train from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

    The fastest connection on the 144-mile route north-east to Aberdeen is a direct ScotRail train taking two hours and 32 minutes to reach the northern city. Most ScotRail direct connections take five to 20 minutes longer. Indirect routes via Edinburgh or Dundee take just over three hours for most connections.

    How many trains are there from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

    On weekdays, ScotRail operates an hourly direct service from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen, with a first train leaving just before 6:00 a.m. and a final departure to Aberdeen in the late evening. Additional indirect connections are available at roughly hourly intervals from early morning to late evening. Sunday schedules offer a reduced service, with a first train just before 10:00 a.m. and fewer indirect connections.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen?

    Departure train station:  Glasgow Queen Street Station is on the east side of the city center, with Subway trains available from nearby Buchanan Street Station and bus services stopping on George Square and North Hanover Street. Station facilities include a pub, news vendor, fast food outlet, WiFi and taxi stands.

    Arrival train station:Aberdeen Station is located in the city center, with city buses available from the Union Square terminus and stops on Union Street. The station concourse offers ATMs, cycle hire, free WiFi, passenger showers,  a pub, coffee shop, news vendor and taxi stands.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen

    Travel Tips: Travel by train 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 Glasgow to Aberdeen.
    FAQs
    You can find a cheap train from Glasgow to Aberdeen for some dates and times for as low as €58  one way in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Glasgow to Aberdeen train price to come in at an average of €58  one way.
    The train distance from Glasgow to Aberdeen is around 194 km.
    On average the train from Glasgow to Aberdeen duration is 2 h 41 min  for the 194 km long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Aberdeen.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Glasgow Central, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre of Glasgow. The most popular arrival train station in Aberdeen, called Aberdeen, is located around 0.2 miles (290 m) away from its city centre.

    For the trip from Glasgow to Aberdeen you can take a train with Cross Country, London North Eastern Railway or Scotrail. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Glasgow and Aberdeen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there are 14 direct trains per day from Glasgow to Aberdeen with Scotrail, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
    On average, there are 29 trains a day from Glasgow to Aberdeen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first Glasgow to Aberdeen train departs at 05: 51   and the last train from Glasgow to Aberdeen leaves at 23: 45. Check out the most up-to-date Glasgow to Aberdeen train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Glasgow to Aberdeen is on average €58 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Glasgow and Aberdeen available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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    Aberdeen
    The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip to Aberdeen from Glasgow.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
    Public transport options for Glasgow Central
    Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
    Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
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    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for Glasgow Queen Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
    Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
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    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
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    Public transport options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
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    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for High Street (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
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    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
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    Public transport options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
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