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Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street by train

It takes an average of 2h 38m to travel from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street by train, over a distance of around 121 miles (194 km). There are normally 31 trains per day travelling from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street and tickets for this journey start from £8.70 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 27m
PriceFrom £8.70
Distance121 miles (194 km)
Frequency31 trains per day
First train04:39
Last train20:45
Departure stationAberdeen
Arrival stationGlasgow Queen Street
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsScotRail

Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street train times

Check out the next trains departing from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street for Dienstag 18. Mai 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
07:38 On timeaberdeen10:13 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets2h 35m, direct
07:52 On timeaberdeen11:28 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 5 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets3h 36m, 2 changes
07:52 On timeaberdeen11:36 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 5 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets3h 44m, 1 change
08:20 On timeaberdeen12:04 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 3 estimatedcrosscountry PeakGet tickets3h 44m, 1 change
09:44 On timeaberdeen12:19 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets2h 35m, direct
09:52 On timeaberdeen13:27 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 5 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets3h 35m, 2 changes
09:52 On timeaberdeen13:37 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 5 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets3h 45m, 1 change
11:01 On timeaberdeen13:53 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 5 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets2h 52m, 1 change
11:45 On timeaberdeen14:19 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets2h 34m, direct
13:50 On timeaberdeen16:19 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 6S estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets2h 29m, direct

Travelling from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street by train

If you want to travel from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street by train, you've come to the right place.

The train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street usually takes around 2h 38m to travel 121 miles (194 km). You can expect to find 31 trains running on this popular route per day. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. Let a ScotRail train take you to Glasgow Queen Street in just 2h 27m on the fastest services. Enjoy plenty of amenities on board, including free WiFi, power sockets, and an at-seat catering service.

If you want to snap up the cheapest fares, book an Off-Peak time and get a Railcard. You can check ticket prices in our Journey Planner at the top of the page.

If you want to know more about the journey from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street by train, keep reading for timetable, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street take?

The average journey time by train between Aberdeen and Glasgow Queen Street is 2 hours and 38 minutes, with around 31 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Aberdeen and Glasgow Queen Street by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street is 2 hours and 27 minutes.

How much does the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street cost?

Train ticket prices from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street can start from as little as £8.70 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street without having to change trains. There are 31 direct trains from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street leave?

The first train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street leaves at 04:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street leave?

The last train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street leaves at 20:45. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Aberdeen and Glasgow Queen Street by train?

Trains travelling from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street cover a distance of around 121 miles (194 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen.

Cheap train tickets from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street

Train tickets from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street start at £8.70 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street is right for you.

Use your Railcard

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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