There are 3 ways to get from Aberdeen to Balmoral Castle by bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 201 bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. 201 / ...
  2. 201 / ...

$7 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 17 min

  1. 51.2 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. 51.2 miles

$11 - $16

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Balmoral Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Aberdeen to Balmoral Castle via Banchory, Mount Street, Ballater, Golf Road, and Crathie, Balmoral Rd End in around 3 h 22 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Holburn Junction (Union Street) to Banchory, Mount Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Banchory, Mount Street to Ballater, Golf Road
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Aberdeen to Balmoral Castle
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Aberdeen Taxis
Phone
+44 1224 686868
Website
aberdeen-taxis.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aberdeen and Balmoral Castle is 69 km. The road distance is 82 km.

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Balmoral Castle is to line 201 bus which costs £5 - £9 and takes 3 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Balmoral Castle is to taxi which takes 1 h 17 min and costs £100 - £130.

No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Balmoral Castle. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen, Holburn Junction (Union Street) and arriving at Crathie, Balmoral Rd End via Banchory, Mount Street and Ballater, Golf Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Aberdeen to Balmoral Castle, including transfers.