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 / ...

$7 - $10

2 alternative options

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ballater to Aberdeen is to line 201 bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1 h 50 min.

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

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The distance between Ballater and Aberdeen is 58 km. The road distance is 68 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Ballater to Aberdeen. 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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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 UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ballater, Golf Road to Banchory, Mount Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Banchory, Mount Street to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ballater to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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