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

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Bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street) to Dunnottar Junction X7

$8

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 10 min

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

$12 - $48

Taxi  •  21 min

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

$45 - $60

Drive  •  21 min

  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 drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 21 min.

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

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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.

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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 57 min and costs £6.

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

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Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street) 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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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle.
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  • Distance: 14.2 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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 $8 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
$191
Sleeper Seat
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street) to Dunnottar Junction
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stonehaven Railway Station to Stonehaven, Barclay Street
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Aberdeen to Dunnottar Castle
Ave. Duration
21 min
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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