There are 4 ways to get from Aberdeen to The Kelpies by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Stirling

$39 - $51

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Bus Megabus UK  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride M92

$32 - $43

2 alternative options

Bus via Seagate Bus Station  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street) to Seagate Bus Station X7
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Kincardine, High Street Stance A X26

$43

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to The Kelpies 123.9 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to The Kelpies is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to The Kelpies is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to The Kelpies. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Grangemouth, Dalgrain Road (North of Dalgrain Road) via Halbeath, Park & Ride and Kincardine, High Street Stance A. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and The Kelpies is 101 miles. The road distance is 123.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to The Kelpies without a car is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs £29 - £40.

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Aberdeen to The Kelpies, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to The Kelpies bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to The Kelpies is to train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs £29 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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Aberdeen to The Kelpies bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Halbeath, Park & Ride station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to The Kelpies is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to drive from Aberdeen to The Kelpies.

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  • Distance: 100.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and The Kelpies, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Aberdeen to The Kelpies hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Aberdeen to The Kelpies every 2 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street) to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Kincardine, High Street Stance A
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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There are 354+ hotels available in The Kelpies. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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