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Journey Information

There are 15 intercity coaches per day from Aberdeen to London. Traveling by coach from Aberdeen to London usually takes around 13 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest Megabus coach can make the trip in 11 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance398 mi (640 km)
Shortest duration11h 45m
Cheapest price£34.65
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceNational Express
Coach lines2

What coach companies travel from Aberdeen to London?

There are two coach lines that have daily service from Aberdeen to London that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, National Express usually offers more choice, with 14 scheduled trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Megabus111h 45m£34.65
National Express1414h 3m£53.13
  • Megabus

    Megabus

    Founded in 2003, Megabus UK was created to provide travelers with greener, more straightforward and smarter travel. The carrier has routes all across the United Kingdom in England, Scotland, and Wales. The Megabus UK fleet, easily distinguishable by its dark blue and yellow colors, has free Wi-Fi, outlets and charging ports, onboard restrooms, and 20 kg luggage allowances on each bus.

  • National Express

    National Express

    National Express is probably the UK's best-known bus company, offering intercity services to London, Manchester, Southampton, and Edinburgh. Onboard the single and double-decker vehicles, travelers enjoy a good amount of legroom – roomier than airlines have in coach class – alongside WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Aberdeen to London during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all coach passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the coach.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from Aberdeen to London?

The coach takes an average of 13 hours and 53 minutes to cover the 398 miles from Aberdeen to London. However, the fastest coach only takes 11 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

"Travel trends tend to vary greatly for coach trips from Aberdeen to London."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Aberdeen?

The first coach leaves at 17:00 and the last coach leaves at 18:00. To see the times for all coaches from Aberdeen to London, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach schedules are there most days?

There are 15 scheduled coaches that travel from Aberdeen to London every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Aberdeen, ABD to London; ticket prices start at £65.90.

City Information

London

One of the most important cities in the world, London is where the traditional blends seamlessly with the modern. As a vibrant modern city, London has something for everyone. For visitors interested in the Royal Family as well as their history, check out Buckingham Palace. The palace is open all days in summer, but only on selected days in winter. The Tower of London, where the crown jewels are put on exhibition, is also a great spot to check out. For fans of history, you might not want to miss out on the famous British Museum, considered by many to be the best museum in all of London. The museum currently carries an impressive collection of 8 million historic objects from all around the world, making it an eye-opening destination for many.

London’s food scene reflects its multiculturalism. Here you can find restaurants serving cuisines from various countries around the world, from India to Malaysia. If you opt for a lavish dining experience, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, run by the famous chef himself, will be a great choice. Also don’t forget to stop by at a local pub and enjoy the beer like a true Londoner.

The city’s centers of intercity rail services are King’s Cross Station and Euston Station, from which you can take a train to other places in the UK or hop on the Eurostar train to Paris and beyond. The largest coach station in the city is Victoria Coach Station, serving big local carriers like National Express. The city’s air services are fulfilled by eight airports, of which London Heathrow Airport, located west of the city, is the busiest one.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Aberdeen?

Main departure station: Guild St

Most coaches depart from the main station in Aberdeen.

All coach stations in Aberdeen:

  • Guild St

Where does the coach arrive in London?

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Main arrival station: Victoria Coach Station

London's Victoria Coach Station has its main entrance on Buckingham Palace Road. Well-signposted but slightly hidden in an attractive art deco office block, the station welcomes around 14 million passengers each year. The arrival and departure areas are at different ends of Elizabeth Street, with the departure zone containing food concession stands, left-luggage facilities, and restrooms. As London's largest coach station, most major coach companies, including FlixBus, Megabus, and National Express, operate from Victoria Coach Station. It is a ten-minute walk to rail and Underground services at Victoria Rail Station, whose 19 platforms include express services to Gatwick Airport.

Coach stations in London:

  • Victoria Coach Station

  • Finchley Rd & Frognal

  • 405 Mile End Rd

  • St John's Wood

  • London Finchley Road Station

  • Bow Church Station

  • Royal Albert Hall

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