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 / ...

$7

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 costs £30 - £45 and takes 19 min.

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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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The distance between Braemar and Ballater is 14 miles. The road distance is 16.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Braemar to Ballater without a car is to line 201 bus which takes 30 min and costs £6.

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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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Braemar to Ballater bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, depart from Braemar, Post Office (Mar Road) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Braemar to Ballater is 17 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Braemar to Ballater.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Ballater. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 13.9 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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

Stagecoach North Scotland operates a bus from Braemar to Ballater hourly. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 30 min.

Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Braemar, Post Office (Mar Road) to Ballater, Golf Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Braemar to Ballater
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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