There are 3 ways to get from Ballater to Aberdeen by bus, taxi or car

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Line 201 bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the line 201 bus from Ballater, Golf Road to Banchory, Mount Street 201
  2. Take the line 201 bus from Banchory, Mount Street to Union Square Bus Station 201 / ...

$17

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Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ballater to Aberdeen 42.8 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Ballater to Aberdeen 42.8 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Ballater to Aberdeen is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ballater to Aberdeen is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ballater to Aberdeen station. However, there are services departing from Ballater, Golf Road and arriving at Union Square Bus Station via Banchory, Mount Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Ballater and Aberdeen is 36 miles. The road distance is 42.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Ballater to Aberdeen without a car is to line 201 bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £13.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Ballater to Aberdeen, including transfers.

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Ballater to Aberdeen bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, depart from Ballater, Golf Road station.

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Ballater to Aberdeen bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ballater to Aberdeen is 43 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Ballater to Aberdeen.

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There are 323+ hotels available in Aberdeen. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ballater to Aberdeen.
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  • Distance: 36.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

What companies run services between Ballater, Scotland and Aberdeen, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Ballater to Aberdeen via Banchory, Mount Street in around 1 h 50 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ballater, Golf Road to Banchory, Mount Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Banchory, Mount Street to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ballater to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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