5 days in Glasgow, Edinburgh & Aberdeen Itinerary

5 days in Glasgow, Edinburgh & Aberdeen Itinerary

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5 days in Glasgow, Edinburgh & Aberdeen Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  2​h
1
Glasgow
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Edinburgh
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Aberdeen
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Dublin

1
night
Glasgow

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Stirling Castle, The Necropolis, Glasgow Science Centre, and other attractions. On the 20th (Thu), examine the collection at People's Palace and Winter Gardens and then take a stroll through Glasgow West End.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Glasgow trip website .

Dublin, Ireland to Glasgow is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April in Glasgow, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Stirling Castle, Summerlee - Museum of Scottish Industrial Life
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The Necropolis ©
The Necropolis
Glasgow Science Centre ©
Glasgow Science Centre

2
nights
Edinburgh

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): make a trip to The Royal Mile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Portobello Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then steep yourself in history at Georgian House.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Edinburgh day trip tool .

Take a train from Glasgow to Edinburgh in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Aberdeen.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Georgian House ©
Georgian House

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night
Aberdeen

Aberdeen ©
The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry.
To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Aberdeen online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aberdeen

Neighborhoods
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Footdee (Fittie) ©
Footdee (Fittie)

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