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Ticket prices for a bus from Aberdeen to Edinburgh usually start at £26.90. In times of unusually high demand though, trips can be slightly more expensive, which is why it’s good to compare! Use our search function to find the ideal option for your preferences and pick one of the coaches offered by National Express and Busbud. The fastest bus from Edinburgh to Aberdeen only takes 4 hr 35 min. Click the "Find Now" button to see every available connection and take your pick!

  Bus Aberdeen - Edinburgh    149 km
Ø Bus connections2 x
Savings-90%

The cheapest coach connections from Aberdeen to Edinburgh

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      20:30
      23:28
    5 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.13
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      16:10
      19:20
    23 Sep
    megabusmegabus
    from £3.38
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      20:30
      23:28
    22 Sep
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      20:30
      23:28
    27 Sep
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      20:30
      23:28
    5 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      20:30
      23:28
    5 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      20:30
      23:28
    5 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      07:20
      15:15
    21 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.48
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      07:20
      15:15
    8 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.48
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      07:35
      15:15
    13 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.48
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      07:20
      15:15
    12 Jan
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.48
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      07:35
      15:15
    3 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.48
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      07:20
      15:15
    16 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.48
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      07:20
      15:15
    5 Feb
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.48


  Carpooling Aberdeen - Edinburgh    149 km

The cheapest carpooling offers from Aberdeen to Edinburgh

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Aberdeen
    Edinburgh
      12:00
      15:20
    22 Sep
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £15.00


  Bus Edinburgh - Aberdeen    149 km
Ø Bus connections2 x
Savings-96%

The cheapest coach connections from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

%No particular date in mind? Here's an overview of the cheapest bus tickets for the next few days.
Departure / Arrival
Date best offer
Company
Best price
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      20:00
      23:00
    28 Sep
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.13
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      12:15
      15:15
    21 Sep
    megabusmegabus
    from £1.13
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      08:00
      11:10
    26 Sep
    megabusmegabus
    from £3.38
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      08:00
      11:10
    5 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      08:00
      11:10
    5 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £4.50
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      20:00
      23:00
    25 Sep
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.63
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      20:00
      23:00
    5 Oct
    megabusmegabus
    from £5.63
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      16:30
      21:25
    12 Oct
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.48
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      16:30
      21:25
    27 Sep
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.48
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      16:30
      21:25
    26 Sep
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.48
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      16:30
      21:25
    9 Dec
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.48
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      16:30
      21:25
    29 Oct
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £11.48
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      05:15
      10:40
    27 Oct
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £23.97
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      05:15
      10:40
    29 Sep
    National ExpressNational Express
    from £26.45


  Carpooling Edinburgh - Aberdeen    149 km
   Savings

The cheapest train connections from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

%No particular date in mind? Here are some of the cheapest rides for the next few days.
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      14:30
      17:10
    5 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £14.63
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      06:30
      09:50
    5 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £14.63
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      12:00
      14:00
    5 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £16.00
  • Edinburgh
    Aberdeen
      06:10
      09:10
    11 Oct
    BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
    from £16.99


Current ticket prices

Ticket prices can vary depending on current demand, which is why it’s good to check several offers. Compare prices for buses, trains, car sharing and flights and with a hint of luck you'll find an irresistible bargain. For the trip of your choice, prices currently range between £26.90 und £39.60. Make sure to pay attention to travel times as well: While a direct bus will get you to your destination in only 4 hr 35 min, having to change buses at some point will lead to significantly longer journey times of up to 5 hr 14 min.

Bus stops in Aberdeen and Edinburgh

  Stations
Guild Street , Aberdeen (United Kingdom)
  Stations
30 Elder St , Edinburgh (United Kingdom)

Find out more details about the service on your bus from Aberdeen to Edinburgh and return

You think that only train or plane travel is comfortable as well as convenient? Allow us to prove you wrong. When you are taking the bus from Aberdeen to Edinburgh or vice versa, you’ll soon find out that you don’t have to spend a lot of money to experience top-notch special features: While air-conditioning, free luggage transportation and comfy seats are fairly standard and available on most buses, there’s additional features catering to the needs of the modern traveller. Examples range from USB ports over entertainment centres to complimentary WiFi. On the route Edinburgh - Aberdeen, for instance, the latter is available on the buses of National Express. If you want to know which provider in particular offers which features, then just check out the individual search results on CheckMyBus: Not only will you be able to tell which services are available, you will also instantly see whether they’re subject to a charge or not. A last piece of advice: Make sure to check our website for the latest promo codes. After all, who doesn’t like a good bargain?


Aberdeen and Edinburgh: Useful Info

Aberdeen
183,790
Edinburgh
435,791
Taxi
£3.81
£4.25
Aberdeen
Edinburgh
A taxi journey in Aberdeen is 11% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
Local buses
£2.50
£1.60
Aberdeen
Edinburgh
A bus fare in Aberdeen is 36% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
Beer
£3.50
£4.00
Aberdeen
Edinburgh
A pint of beer in Aberdeen is 13% cheaper than in Edinburgh.
Water
£1.28
£1.12
Aberdeen
Edinburgh
A bottle of water in Aberdeen is 13% more expensive than in Edinburgh.
Meal
£6.77
£6.99
Aberdeen
Edinburgh
A meal in Aberdeen is 4% cheaper than in Edinburgh.