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Best prices for bus tickets Glasgow to Aberdeen

from £9.30 MORE 3h07m
from £1.50 MORE 3h03m
Other modes of transport available to travel from Glasgow to Aberdeen
from £5.00 MORE 2h45m
from £79.14 MORE 10h36m

Book a coach from Glasgow to Aberdeen

To purchase your Glasgow to Aberdeen bus ticket, you can consult the following coach companies' websites that offer bus tickets between Glasgow to Aberdeen:

National Express

National Express, the reference of coach trips, offers Glasgow to Aberdeen bus tickets from £10. Note that the earlier you book your ticket from Glasgow to Aberdeen, the more likely you are to find cheap tickets.



Megabus, the low-cost coach company in UK, serves Glasgow to Aberdeen by bus at low prices, from £2. The company regularly offers discounts to its passenger and prices from £1 to travel by coach.

Other transport alternatives

There are alternative transport methods to coach for travelling between Glasgow and Aberdeen:

Glasgow to Aberdeen trains

Best price found for bus from Glasgow to Aberdeen

Gopili compares prices to find you cheap bus tickets from Glasgow to Aberdeen. Here are the best prices selected for the coming days. You can also have a look at the prices for the Aberdeen Glasgow bus to make sure you get a seat for your return journey.

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£8.50 05/01/2018 11:40 Megabus 1 day ago
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£8.50 04/01/2018 13:40 Megabus 2 days ago
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£8.50 03/01/2018 13:40 Megabus 3 days ago
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£8.50 28/12/2017 11:40 Megabus 5 days ago
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£8.50 17/12/2017 03:40 Megabus 5 days ago

Best price found for Glasgow to Aberdeen bus tickets for the next 30 days.

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Route information

Bus Glasgow Aberdeen

Bus journey Glasgow to Aberdeen

Glasgow Aberdeen bus map

Bus Time 3h07m
Origin Glasgow, Scotland
Destination Aberdeen, Scotland
Distance 121 Miles
Cheapest bus ticket fare: from £1.50
Bus operators: National Express, Megabus

Which coach operators should I use?

Many companies offer bus tickets from Glasgow (Scotland) to Aberdeen (Scotland): National Express, Megabus. The bus services on board and the luggage policies will vary for each operator.

What is the price of a coach ticket for this journey?

The price of your bus will be different depending on the operator, the time and date of departure and if you book your ticket in advance. The cheapest coach that we found to travel in the next month is from £1.50.

How long is the bus?

If travelling by bus is almost always least expensive than flying or travelling by train, it is longer. As an example, the average bus duration to travel by bus from Glasgow to Aberdeen is 3h07m. The journey's distance is around 121 miles.

Best time to book

Cost of a bus Glasgow to Aberdeen depending on when you buy your ticket
















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Days before Departure

As you can notice in the graph above, the price of the ticket for a coach from Glasgow to Aberdeen is increasing as you approach your travel date. Buying your ticket in advance will enable you to make savings as well as avoiding missing the coach because there are no tickets left. It is 54% cheaper to buy your bus 1 month in advance (from £6) instead of on the day you're travelling (from £12).

The results are based on the best tickets found, when booking in advance or on the day on you intend to travel, over the last six months.

Coach stations to travel between Glasgow and Aberdeen

Glasgow city has several stations available for your departure:Glasgow Academi bus station, Glasgow Citylink bus station, Glasgow Central Train Station bus station, Glasgow coach stations.

After 3h07m of journey you arrive at the Aberdeen Union Square bus station, located near the city centre.

Bus times from Glasgow to Aberdeen

Every day many National Express coaches travel from Glasgow to Aberdeen: you can check coach timetables for your next journey on the National Express website.

Megabus coaches often make the connection between the two cities. You can find Megabus coaches departure times directly on the Megabus website.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Experience the best of Aberdeen by visiting these 6 places

  • Tolbooth Museum
  • King's Museum
  • Aberdeen Art Gallery
  • Satrosphere
  • West Tower
  • Provost Skene's House

If you want to spend some time exploring Aberdeen, we have listed for you some points of interests in order to help you prepare your trip. Your plan can change depending on your preferences or whether you're discovering the city with your partner, family or friends but some of these tips can be of interest. Many of these places are free to visit but we recommend you to verify, especially as you may be able to get tickets beforehand to avoid the crowds.

Tolbooth Museum can be the starting place for your itinerary as it is among the main things to do for travellers. You can then continue your itinerary by going to Satrosphere or King's Museum which are also famous.

You may then carry on your visit with West Tower which is another opportunity to discover the city.

If you still have enough time, you should visit the Aberdeen Art Gallery which is also appreciated by locals.

Our last advice if you wish to get a complete picture of the city will be the Provost Skene's House. Do not forget to check out the events, festivals or concerts that you can attend during your visit as it should enable you to meet locals who may be able to provide you with more advices.

Discount coach Glasgow to Aberdeen

National Express discounts Glasgow to Aberdeen

If you are looking to travel from Glasgow to Aberdeen by coach thanks to National Express, many opportunities exist to makes savings on you journey. By searching for your ticket at least three days before departure, you will be more likely to see the Funfares which are the cheapest tickets available.

National Express provides coach services to over 1 thousand destinations in the United Kingdom, including Aberdeen from Glasgow. As a consequence, it makes sense to buy a National Express discount card if you plan to travel a few times by bus throughout the year.

Depending on your age and situation, you have the ability to get a Young Persons discount card, a Senior coachcard or the Disabled coachcard. It costs £10* for 12 months and allows you to save 33% on bus fares at any time.

National Express also provides Family Discount cards which enable your children to take the coach for free as long as they are accompanied by a full fare paying adult. The Family Coachcards cost £8* per year for an adult and 1 child and £16* for 12 months for 2 adults and 2 kids.

Willing to travel for several weeks? The Brit Xplorer passes enable you to travel for free across the UK by paying a fixed price: Hobo pass (£79* for 7 days), Footloose pass (£139* for 14 days) and RollingStone pass (£219* for 28 days).

*Fares and discounts observed on 03/02/2017

Discounts Megabus Glasgow to Aberdeen

With starting fares at £1 (with a 50p booking fee per transaction), Megabus services are a cheap solution to travel from Glasgow to Aberdeen. The earlier you purchase your ticket, the more chance you'll have to have access to these prices. The low cost bus operator also gives a 10% student discount when booking on their website if you have a valid National Union of Students extra card.

*Fares and discounts observed on 03/02/2017

Travel information for your bus from Glasgow to Aberdeen

Choosing the bus as a mode of transport is one way to save money, so this travel option is becoming mainstream. Generally, taking the coach to travel from Glasgow to Aberdeen is cheaper than travelling by aeroplane, train or car, even though it takes more time, i.e. 3h07m. Today, in addition to improving their coaches' comfort and services, bus carriers served more and more cities all over the United Kingdom and Europe and developed their routes to allow you to travel where you want.

Every day, coach companies try to improve their coaches to propose you the best quality service and comfort on their coaches. You will spend the time of your trip on comfortable seats with air conditioning and on some buses you will have access to WiFi and power sockets

Be mindful when you travel by bus that National Express, Megabus ask their passengers to be minimum 30 minutes in advance before departure to travel from Glasgow to Aberdeen. If you arrive later you risk not being authorize to board your coach.

Coach operators permitt you to bring three luggage of maximum 20kg each on their bus. More specifically you can have one piece of hand baggage on the bus and put two luggage in the baggage compartments. You can have more luggage but you will have to pay an extra charge.

Take a look at the bus companies' website to consult information about insurance. Indeed, you may need insurance if you risk cancelling your journey from Glasgow to Aberdeen by coach. Moreover, they can offer travel insurances which cover you in case of accident or your baggage in case of loss.