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There are 5 ways to get from Aberdeen to The Kelpies by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 56m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Stirling

$38 - $57

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Bus Scottish Citylink  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station X37

$21 - $49

3 alternative options

Train via Edinburgh  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston

$31 - $107

Bus Megabus UK  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street G92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Falkirk, Gala Bingo 38

$28 - $43

Drive  •  2h 10m

  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 2h 10m.

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

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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 via Buchanan Bus Station and Falkirk, Weir Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 46m.

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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 2h 56m and costs £29 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 56m to get from Aberdeen to The Kelpies, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to The Kelpies bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, 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 2h 56m and costs £29 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £40 and takes 4h 46m.

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Aberdeen to The Kelpies bus services, operated by First, arrive at Falkirk, Grahamston Station.

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

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to The Kelpies.
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  • Distance: 100.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 56m

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

ScotRail operates a train from Aberdeen to The Kelpies every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 1h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to The Kelpies via Buchanan Bus Station, Falkirk, Grahamston Station, Falkirk, Weir Street, and Grangemouth, Dalgrain Road in around 4h 46m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Stirling
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$3 - $5
1st Class
$6 - $10
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Aberdeen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
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
$14 - $19
Website
National Express
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Falkirk, Gala Bingo
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Megabus UK

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