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

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Line 201 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 201 bus from Braemar, Post Office (Mar Road) to Ballater, Golf Road 201 / ...

$3 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Braemar to Ballater 16.6 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Braemar to Ballater 16.6 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Braemar to Ballater is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Braemar to Ballater is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs £30 - £45.

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The distance between Braemar and Ballater is 22 km. The road distance is 27 km.

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The line 201 bus from Braemar, Post Office (Mar Road) to Ballater, Golf Road takes 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Braemar, Post Office (Mar Road) and arriving at Ballater, Golf Road. Services depart hourly, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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What companies run services between Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and Ballater, Scotland?

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Braemar to Ballater hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 30 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Other operators
Taxi from Braemar to Ballater
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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