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There are 5 ways to get from Aberdeen to Drumlanrig Castle by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kirkconnel

£86 - £110

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Bus via Edinburgh  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station G92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Thornhill, Cross 102 / ...

£27 - £43

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands X74

£33 - £50

Train, bus  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Thornhill, Cross 102 / ...

£30 - £89

Drive  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Drumlanrig Castle 177.8 miles

£29 - £45

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Drumlanrig Castle is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Drumlanrig Castle is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Drumlanrig Castle. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Carronbridge, Drumlanrig Castle Rd End via Buchanan Bus Station and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 33m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Drumlanrig Castle is 146 miles. The road distance is 177.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Drumlanrig Castle without a car is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs £85 - £110.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Aberdeen to Drumlanrig Castle, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Drumlanrig Castle bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Drumlanrig Castle is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs £85 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £55 and takes 7h 33m.

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Aberdeen to Drumlanrig Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Dumfries, Whitesands station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Drumlanrig Castle is 178 miles. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Aberdeen to Drumlanrig Castle.

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  • Distance: 145.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 2m

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Drumlanrig Castle, Scotland?

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Drumlanrig Castle via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, Cathedral Street, Glasgow, Renfield Street, Glasgow Central, and Kirkconnel in around 5h 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Drumlanrig Castle via Buchanan Bus Station, Dumfries, Whitesands, and Carronbridge, Drumlanrig Castle Rd End in around 7h 33m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£19 - £27
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Train from Glasgow Central to Kirkconnel
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £16
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £35
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£19 - £28
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
£85 - £120
Sleeper Berth Solo
£147
Sleeper Seat
£19 - £28
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£20 - £27
Book at
National Express
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Thornhill, Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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