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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2 h 32 m
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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.
|Average train duration||2 h 41 min|
|Average train ticket price||€58 (€58)|
|Train frequency||29 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 14 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Cross 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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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