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There are 4 ways to get from Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  55m

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Holburn Junction to Dunnottar Junction X7

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Stonehaven
  2. Take the bus from Stonehaven, Station Hotel to Stonehaven, Barclay Street 4A / ...

$9 - $48

Taxi  •  21m

  1. Take a taxi from Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle 17.8 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  21m

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle 17.8 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle is to bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aberdeen, Holburn Junction and arriving at Dunnottar Junction. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Dunnottar Castle is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle without a car is to bus which takes 55m and costs £2 - £4.

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The bus from Aberdeen, Holburn Junction to Dunnottar Junction takes 42m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Aberdeen, Holburn Junction station.

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Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Dunnottar Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle is 18 miles. It takes approximately 21m to drive from Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle.

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There are 321+ hotels available in Dunnottar Castle. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 14.2 miles
  • Duration: 55m

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

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 42m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Stonehaven
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Stonehaven
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$189
Sleeper Seat
$15 - $21
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Holburn Junction to Dunnottar Junction
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stonehaven, Station Hotel to Stonehaven, Barclay Street
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle
Ave. Duration
21m
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Aurora Cabs
Phone
+441561 365131
Website
auroracabs.co.uk
Aberdeen Taxis
Phone
+44 1224 686868
Website
aberdeen-taxis.com

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