Coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen

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Manchester - Aberdeen Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Manchester to Aberdeen. Traveling by coach from Manchester to Aberdeen usually takes around 7 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest Megabus coach can make the trip in 7 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance254 mi (408 km)
Shortest duration7h 15m
Cheapest price£34.05
Most frequent serviceMegabus
Coach lines1

What coach companies travel from Manchester to Aberdeen?

On Wanderu there is one intercity coach company that operates from Manchester to Aberdeen. Megabus is the one coach line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Megabus27h 30m£37.00
  • 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Manchester to Aberdeen 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 Manchester to Aberdeen?

The coach takes an average of 7 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 254 miles from Manchester to Aberdeen. However, the fastest coach only takes 7 hours and 15 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 Manchester to Aberdeen."

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Manchester?

The first coach leaves at 23:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Manchester to Aberdeen, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach trips to Aberdeen are there per day?

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Manchester to Aberdeen. However, neither coach offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer coaches during the trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Manchester to Aberdeen; ticket prices start at £42.04.

City Information

Manchester

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Most recognizable for its world-famous football team, Manchester is a modern, vibrant city with a diverse range of attractions that will appeal to explorers of all kinds. Often referred to as "The Capital of the North," Manchester is also known for being the birthplace of the industrial revolution. Visitors can relive this booming era by taking a trip to the Science and Industry Museum to see how this previously small town changed the world's ideas of industry and manufacturing forever. These days, Manchester is famous for its music and art scene, with it being the birthplace of bands like The Smiths and Oasis.

Art and music-lovers may want to visit Afflecks, a vast and eclectic emporium of all things indie and grunge, to purchase records, artwork, and memorabilia, among many other things. Manchester is also home to 15 parks and gardens, with Fletcher Moss Park and Botanical Gardens among the most popular. This park provides a beautiful setting for picnics and scenic walks, perfect for when you need an escape from the bustling city.

And if you really are only here for Man U, both Old Trafford and Etihad Stadium are stops on our itinerary to visit every premier league stadium in England.

With three large train stations—Piccadilly, Oxford Road, and Victoria—Manchester is easily accessible via rail. National Express and Megabus coaches also allow access from all over the country. In addition, Manchester Airport houses three large terminals, which provide global entry to the city.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Manchester?

Main departure station: Shudehill Interchange (Stand G)

Manchester has two coach stations with service to Aberdeen.

All coach stations in Manchester:

  • Shudehill Interchange (Stand G)

  • Manchester Airport

Where does the coach arrive in Aberdeen?

Main arrival station: Guild St

All coaches from Manchester arrive at one main station in Aberdeen.

Coach stations in Aberdeen:

  • Guild St

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