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Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Edinburgh to Aberdeen from various bus operators like Scottish Citylink or FlixBus for the next days.
today
from £11
tomorrow
from £4
Tuesday
from £5
Wednesday
from £4
Thursday
from £4
Friday
from £5
Saturday
from £4

Cheapest bus trips today

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    5h 5m
    15:05
    Edinburgh
    Royal Highland Centre
    20:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £11
  • FlixBus
    3h 25m
    15:15
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    18:40
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £11
  • FlixBus
    7h 30m
    16:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    00:05
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £11
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 10m
    16:05
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    19:15
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £19
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 10m
    16:35
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    19:45
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £19

Cheapest bus trips tomorrow

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    3h 5m
    07:05
    Edinburgh
    Royal Highland Centre
    10:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £4
  • FlixBus
    3h 0m
    21:05
    Edinburgh
    Royal Highland Centre
    00:05
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £4
  • FlixBus
    3h 35m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    10:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 15m
    23:25
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    02:40
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £15
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 7m
    12:35
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    15:42
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £18

Cheapest bus trips Tuesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    3h 25m
    07:45
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    11:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • FlixBus
    4h 35m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    11:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £7
  • FlixBus
    7h 35m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    14:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £7
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 2m
    06:40
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    09:42
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 15m
    23:25
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    02:40
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13

Cheapest bus trips Wednesday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    3h 5m
    07:05
    Edinburgh
    Royal Highland Centre
    10:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £4
  • FlixBus
    3h 25m
    07:45
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    11:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £4
  • FlixBus
    3h 5m
    11:05
    Edinburgh
    Royal Highland Centre
    14:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £4
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 2m
    06:40
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    09:42
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 15m
    23:25
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    02:40
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13

Cheapest bus trips Thursday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    3h 35m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    10:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £4
  • FlixBus
    3h 5m
    07:05
    Edinburgh
    Royal Highland Centre
    10:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £4
  • FlixBus
    3h 25m
    07:45
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    11:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £4
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 2m
    06:40
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    09:42
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 15m
    23:25
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    02:40
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13

Cheapest bus trips Friday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    3h 35m
    06:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    10:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • FlixBus
    3h 5m
    07:05
    Edinburgh
    Royal Highland Centre
    10:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • FlixBus
    3h 25m
    07:45
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    11:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £5
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 2m
    06:40
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    09:42
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 15m
    23:25
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    02:40
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13

Cheapest bus trips Saturday

Prices are for one way and one person
  • FlixBus
    3h 5m
    13:05
    Edinburgh
    Royal Highland Centre
    16:10
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £4
  • FlixBus
    3h 30m
    14:35
    Edinburgh
    St Andrew Square
    18:05
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £4
  • FlixBus
    3h 0m
    15:05
    Edinburgh
    Royal Highland Centre
    18:05
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    FlixBus
    Economy
    £4
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 2m
    06:40
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    09:42
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13
  • Scottish Citylink
    3h 15m
    23:25
    Edinburgh
    Central bus station
    02:40
    Aberdeen
    Bus Station
    Scottish Citylink
    Economy
    £13

Frequency of bus connections between Edinburgh and Aberdeen

See here how frequent the connections between Edinburgh and Aberdeen are, during different times and days of the week.
Thursday is the busiest day, with more than 100 daily coaches from Edinburgh to Aberdeen. Sunday has instead the fewest connections, with only 37 daily coaches between Edinburgh and Aberdeen.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 225 coaches from Edinburgh to Aberdeen, while Evening sees the fewest connections between Edinburgh and Aberdeen, with 124 offers.

Facts about coaches from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Compare all providers like Scottish Citylink and FlixBus that travel 76 times every day by bus from Edinburgh to Aberdeen in one click! Book your bus ticket from Edinburgh to Aberdeen starting from £4!

Cheapest Bus £4
Fastest Bus 2h 55m
Earliest Coach 15:05
Latest Coach 23:25
Daily Bus Connections 76 Ø
Distance 149.0 km
Coach Companies Scottish Citylink and FlixBus

Cheapest coach connections from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Every day, 76 buses from 2 coach companies leave Edinburgh for Aberdeen: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 19/05/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 13/05
Tuesday 14/05
Wednesday 15/05
Thursday 16/05
Friday 17/05
Saturday 18/05
Sunday 19/05
£11
Monday 20/05
£15
Tuesday 21/05
£5
Wednesday 22/05
£4
Thursday 23/05
£4
Friday 24/05
£5
Saturday 25/05
£4
Sunday 26/05
£17
Monday 27/05
£4
Tuesday 28/05
£5
Wednesday 29/05
£4
Thursday 30/05
£12
Friday 31/05
£4
Saturday 01/06
£12
Sunday 02/06
£4
Monday 03/06
£4
Tuesday 04/06
£9
Wednesday 05/06
£4
Thursday 06/06
£4
Friday 07/06
£4
Saturday 08/06
£4
Sunday 09/06

The cheapest time to travel from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Edinburgh to Aberdeen, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £4, Monday is the cheapest day for a coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £11.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Edinburgh to Aberdeen, with £4. Morning is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £4.

How to save money travelling from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Edinburgh to Aberdeen in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Edinburgh to Aberdeen, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later coaches from Edinburgh to Aberdeen are also emptier.

Beloved bus companies from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

These are the most booked bus companies between Edinburgh to Aberdeen from our users.

All bus stations and stops in Edinburgh and Aberdeen

The map below shows you where to find all the bus stations in Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Want to know which seat classes are available on the coaches from Edinburgh to Aberdeen? Or which bus companies serve the route Edinburgh to Aberdeen? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Edinburgh to Aberdeen bus

How much does a Edinburgh - Aberdeen coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Edinburgh - Aberdeen bus trip is available from £4 and takes 3h 5m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

The connection Edinburgh to Aberdeen is offered by 2 companies with ticket prices ranging from £4 to £26. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you will get the cheapest ticket price.

How many connections are available for the Edinburgh - Aberdeen route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Edinburgh to Aberdeen is offered by roughly 76 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Aberdeen from Edinburgh take?

The quickest coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen is provided by Scottish Citylink and takes 2h 55m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £19. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

The earliest bus to Aberdeen departs from Edinburgh at 15:05. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Edinburgh to Aberdeen?

The latest bus to Aberdeen departs from Edinburgh at 23:25. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Edinburgh - Aberdeen route?

Passengers looking to travel from Edinburgh to Aberdeen can travel with Scottish Citylink and FlixBus. Compare all available bus tickets with our search to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Aberdeen?

You can check all the direct connections between Edinburgh and Aberdeen by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: Scottish Citylink and FlixBus.

What can I take with me on the bus to Aberdeen from Edinburgh?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you are allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Edinburgh Aberdeen bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Edinburgh Aberdeen bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Edinburgh to Aberdeen on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

Alternate transport types from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Did not find the right bus? Here is a selection of alternate transport types from the schedule from Edinburgh to Aberdeen for the next days.

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Here is a selection of the cheapest trains from the schedule from Edinburgh to Aberdeen for the next days.
  • London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
    2h 35m
    10:27
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    13:02
    Aberdeen
    Central Station
    London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
    Economy
    from £22
  • ScotRail
    2h 35m
    08:30
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    11:05
    Aberdeen
    Central Station
    ScotRail
    Economy
    from £23
  • London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
    2h 35m
    10:27
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    13:02
    Aberdeen
    Central Station
    London North Eastern Railway (LNER)
    First Class
    from £41
  • ScotRail
    2h 42m
    05:30
    Edinburgh
    Waverley Station
    08:12
    Aberdeen
    Central Station
    ScotRail
    First Class
    from £57

More bus routes from Edinburgh and Aberdeen

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Edinburgh and from Aberdeen. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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