There are 2 ways to get from Aberdeen to Braemar by bus 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 23 min

  1. Take the line 201 bus from Aberdeen, Holburn Junction (Union Street) to Banchory, Mount Street 201 / ...
  2. Take the line 201 bus from Banchory, Mount Street to Ballater, Golf Road 201 / ...
  3. Take the line 201 bus from Ballater, Golf Road to Braemar, Post Office (Mar Road) 201 / ...

$8 - $13

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Braemar 56.6 miles

$12 - $18

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Aberdeen to Braemar via Banchory, Mount Street and Ballater, Golf Road in around 3 h 23 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
Bus from Ballater, Golf Road to Braemar, Post Office (Mar Road)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Aberdeen to Braemar?

The distance between Aberdeen and Braemar is 80 km. The road distance is 91 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Braemar?

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Braemar is to line 201 bus which costs £5 - £10 and takes 3 h 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Aberdeen to Braemar?

The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Braemar is to drive which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £8 - £13.

Is there a direct bus between Aberdeen and Braemar?

No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen to Braemar. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen, Holburn Junction (Union Street) and arriving at Braemar, Post Office (Mar Road) via Banchory, Mount Street and Ballater, Golf Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

How long does it take to get from Aberdeen to Braemar?

It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Aberdeen to Braemar, including transfers.