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There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Ballater by plane, bus, train, car ferry, car, night bus, night train or car train

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Fly to Aberdeen, bus

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Aberdeen (ABZ)
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Ballater, Golf Road

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Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Glasgow to Aberdeen Coach Station
  4. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Ballater, Golf Road

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Fly to Edinburgh, train, bus

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
  3. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Ballater, Golf Road

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Aberdeen
  3. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Ballater, Golf Road

Train, bus via Sheffield

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
  2. Take the bus from Finchley Road Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Aberdeen
  4. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Ballater, Golf Road

Car ferry, drive

  1. Take the car ferry from Amsterdam IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
  2. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Ballater

Train, bus via Sheffield #2

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
  4. Take the train from Sheffield to Aberdeen
  5. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Ballater, Golf Road

Train, night train, bus

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
  2. Take the night train from London Euston to Aberdeen
  3. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Ballater, Golf Road

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Ballater

Amsterdam to Ballater by train and bus

The journey time between Amsterdam and Ballater is around 25h 57m and covers a distance of around 928 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 12h 33m. The fastest journey normally takes 25h 33m. Operated by Eurostar, LNER and Stagecoach North Scotland, the Amsterdam to Ballater service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Ballater, Golf Road. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
13h 24m
Layover time:
12h 33m
Total time:
25h 57m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
25h 33m
Journey distance:
928 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
£191
Carbon emissions:
83 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:47
Last service departs at:
18:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Ballater train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Ballater is to night bus and bus which costs €70 - €150 and takes 27h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Ballater is to fly and bus which costs €95 - €250 and takes 6h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Ballater. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Ballater, Golf Road via London Victoria Coach Station, Glasgow and Union Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 48m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Ballater is 454 miles.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Ballater without a car is to train and bus which takes 14h 57m and costs €220 - €1000.

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It takes approximately 6h 57m to get from Amsterdam to Ballater, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Ballater bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Amsterdam to Ballater bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Ballater, Golf Road station.

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Ballater is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 6:57 AM in Amsterdam and 5:57 AM in Ballater.

Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Ballater.
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  • Distance: 454.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 57m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Ballater, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Amsterdam to Ballater. However, you can take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, fly to Aberdeen, take the walk to Dyce, take the train to Aberdeen, take the walk to Union Square Bus Station, then take the bus to Ballater. Alternatively, you can take the train to Schiphol Airport, take the walk to Amsterdam Schiphol airport, fly to Edinburgh, take the walk to Edinburgh Airport, Airport, take the bus to Haymarket Station, take the walk to Haymarket, take the train to Aberdeen, take the walk to Union Square Bus Station, then take the bus to Ballater.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Aberdeen via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £210
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Aberdeen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £370
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £85
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from London Kings Cross to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £500
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single
£220 - £320
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£350 - £500
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£130 - £180
Train from Sheffield to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£160 - £400
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£160 - £200
Anytime Day 1st Class
£280 - £400
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£110 - £140
Standard Premier
£150 - £200
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£65 - £280
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£250 - £280
Standard
£65 - £80
Standard Premier
£100 - £130
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £110
Website
Thalys
Standard
£50 - £75
Comfort
£60 - £85
Premium
£75 - £110
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Ballater, Golf Road
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Flixbus
Bus from Finchley Road Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Night bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
RegioJet
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Glasgow to Aberdeen Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £19
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Amsterdam IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£70 - £220
Website
dfds.co.uk
4-bed inside cabin
£85 - £200
2-bed inside cabin
£70 - £220
2-bed sea view cabin
£100 - £210
4 berth commodore cabin
£200 - £280
3-bed Commodore De Luxe double bed
£260 - £330
Standard Car (extra fee)
£111

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KLM, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Aberdeen Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Ballater. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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