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

Bus  •  57 min

  1. X7

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. 4A / ...

$9 - $46

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. 17.8 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  21 min

  1. 17.8 miles

$3 - $6

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

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 44 min.

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
15 min
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
17 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street) to Dunnottar Junction
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stonehaven Railway Station to Stonehaven, Barclay Street
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Aberdeen Taxis
Phone
+44 1224 686868
Website
aberdeen-taxis.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aberdeen and Dunnottar Castle is 23 km. The road distance is 28 km.

The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 21 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street) and arriving at Dunnottar Junction. Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

The bus from Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street) to Dunnottar Junction takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.