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

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Line 201 bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 201 bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Banchory, Mount Street 201 / ...
  2. Take the line 201 bus from Banchory, Mount Street to Ballater, Golf Road 201 / ...

$20

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aberdeen to Balmoral Castle 51.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Balmoral Castle 51.2 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Balmoral Castle is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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

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The distance between Aberdeen and Balmoral Castle is 43 miles. The road distance is 51.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Aberdeen to Balmoral Castle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Balmoral Castle. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk and arriving at Crathie, Balmoral Rd End via Banchory, Mount Street and Ballater, Golf Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Balmoral Castle. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Balmoral Castle.
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  • Distance: 43.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 27 min

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 27 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Banchory, Mount Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Banchory, Mount Street to Ballater, Golf Road
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Aberdeen to Balmoral Castle
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Aurora Cabs
Phone
+441561 365131
Website
auroracabs.co.uk
Aberdeen Taxis
Phone
+44 1224 686868
Website
aberdeen-taxis.com

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