Trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen

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Glasgow to Aberdeen train information

Glasgow Aberdeen train map

Train duration 2h44m
Arrival Aberdeen, Scotland
Departure Glasgow, Scotland
Distance 121 Miles
Train operators ScotRail
Lowest train price from £5.00
Average train price £29.00

Which operators can I use?

All trains connecting Glasgow (South Western Scotland) to Aberdeen (North Eastern Scotland) are provided by ScotRail. The services on board can change depending on the train provider.

How long is the train?

On average, it takes approximately 2h44m by train covering a distance of 121 miles to travel to Aberdeen from Glasgow. The journey time can change depending if your train is direct or with changes.

What is the price of the train?

The cheapest fare we've found to travel in the next month is £5.00 one way.

Best prices for Glasgow to Aberdeen train tickets

from £5.00 MORE 2h48m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £9.30 MORE 3h08m
from £1.50 MORE 3h03m
Flight
from £41.55 MORE 12h03m

Glasgow - Aberdeen prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Glasgow to Aberdeen by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

  march may   april
monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday
23
24
25
26
27

Megabus£13

National Express£13

Loco2--

28

Megabus£10

National Express£20

Loco2£28

29
30
01

Megabus£10

National Express£10

Loco2£20

02

Megabus£10

National Express£10

Loco2£20

03

Megabus£10

National Express£11

Loco2£20

04
05
06

Megabus£9

National Express£13

Loco2£20

Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 24 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Glasgow to Aberdeen

When are the next trains to Aberdeen?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Glasgow Queen Street
07:42
Aberdeen
10:17
2h35m ScotRail
Glasgow Queen Street
08:41
Aberdeen
11:25
2h44m ScotRail
Glasgow Queen Street
09:41
Aberdeen
12:35
2h54m ScotRail
Glasgow Queen Street
10:41
Aberdeen
13:13
2h32m ScotRail
Glasgow Queen Street
11:41
Aberdeen
14:15
2h34m ScotRail
Glasgow Queen Street
12:41
Aberdeen
15:14
2h33m ScotRail
Glasgow Queen Street
13:41
Aberdeen
16:26
2h45m ScotRail
Glasgow Queen Street
14:41
Aberdeen
17:15
2h34m ScotRail
Glasgow Queen Street
15:41
Aberdeen
18:13
2h32m ScotRail
Glasgow Queen Street
16:41
Aberdeen
19:19
2h38m ScotRail
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 15 trains from Glasgow to Aberdeen are being operated today and 15 tomorrow. The first Glasgow Aberdeen train departs at 07:42 and the last train departs at 19:41. The first and last departure hours may be different on each day of the week and there might be less trains during weekends as well as public holidays. Train companies can also adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Glasgow - Aberdeen: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

90

£12

60

£14

30

£18

15

£24

7

£25

3

£29

1

£36

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above is based on the cheapest prices found over the last six months depending on how many time in advance the train is booked. Booking your train from Glasgow to Aberdeen in advance should help you spend less for your trip.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £12 when booking your seat 2 months in advance, it is 67% cheaper than the best ticket we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Glasgow to Aberdeen trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Glasgow and Aberdeen by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Aberdeen to Glasgow and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Glasgow
Queen Street
Aberdeen
£11.80 07/05/2018 19:41 ScotRail 11 hours ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Aberdeen
£11.80 20/05/2018 10:45 ScotRail 1 day ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Aberdeen
£11.80 20/05/2018 09:37 ScotRail 1 day ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Aberdeen
£11.80 20/05/2018 19:45 ScotRail 1 day ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Aberdeen
£11.80 20/05/2018 21:45 ScotRail 1 day ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Aberdeen
£11.80 20/05/2018 20:00 ScotRail 1 day ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Aberdeen
£11.80 24/05/2018 10:41 ScotRail 2 days ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Aberdeen
£11.80 24/05/2018 19:41 ScotRail 2 days ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Aberdeen
£11.80 24/05/2018 16:41 ScotRail 2 days ago
Glasgow
Queen Street
Aberdeen
£11.80 24/05/2018 07:42 ScotRail 2 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Glasgow Aberdeen train

Discount Glasgow - Aberdeen train tickets

Looking to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and deals are available to spend less for your Glasgow Aberdeen train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to evaluate how many journeys you need to save money. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Glasgow Aberdeen ticket is £28.88 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £28.88: £88/£28.88 = 3.05. It will take you approximately 4 trips from Aberdeen to Glasgow (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

What is the cost of a railcard?

The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for an entire year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Glasgow to Aberdeen train £28.88 £19.25 £9.63 3.06

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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