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There are 5 ways to get from Dornoch to Aberdeen by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Dornoch, Cathedral Square to Inverness, Bus Station X98 / ...
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Aberdeen

$30 - $40

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Train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Tain to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Aberdeen

$43 - $57

Bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Dornoch, Cathedral Square to Inverness, Bus Station X98 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Union Square Bus Station 10 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Dornoch to Aberdeen 144.5 miles

$30 - $45

Bus, fly  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Dornoch, Cathedral Square to Wick, Hill Avenue
  2. Fly from Wick (WIC) to Aberdeen (ABZ) WIC - ABZ

$120 - $490

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dornoch to Aberdeen is to bus and train which costs £23 - £30 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dornoch to Aberdeen is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dornoch to Aberdeen station. However, there are services departing from Dornoch, Cathedral Square and arriving at Union Square Bus Station via Inverness, Marks and Spencer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 3 min.

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The distance between Dornoch and Aberdeen is 88 miles. The road distance is 144.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Dornoch to Aberdeen without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs £23 - £30.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Dornoch to Aberdeen, including transfers.

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Dornoch to Aberdeen bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Dornoch, Cathedral Square station.

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The best way to get from Dornoch to Aberdeen is to train which takes 5 h 40 min and costs £30 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Wick Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Dornoch to Aberdeen.
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  • Distance: 88.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Dornoch to Aberdeen via Tain, Post Office, Tain, and Inverness in around 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dornoch to Aberdeen via Inverness, Bus Station and Inverness, Marks and Spencer in around 6 h 3 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Wick to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Tain to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dornoch, Cathedral Square to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Dornoch, Cathedral Square to Wick, Hill Avenue
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland

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Yes, the driving distance between Dornoch to Aberdeen is 145 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Dornoch to Aberdeen.

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Flybe offers flights from Wick Airport to Aberdeen Airport.

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There are 330+ hotels available in Aberdeen. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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