There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle by train, bus or car

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Train, line 201 bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Take the line 201 bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Banchory, Mount Street 201 / ...

$43 - $112

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Bus, line 201 bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Union Square Bus Station M92 / ...
  2. Take the line 201 bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Banchory, Mount Street 201 / ...

$40 - $52

2 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 53-60 opp M&S) to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station X54
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street) X7

$59

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle 112.4 miles

$24 - $35

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle. However, there are services departing from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) and arriving at Ballater, Golf Road via Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk and Banchory, Mount Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle is 77 miles. The road distance is 112.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle without a car is to train and line 201 bus which takes 4 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) station.

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Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Banchory, Mount Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle is 112 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle.

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There are 69+ hotels available in Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle.
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  • Distance: 76.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle via Union Square Bus Station, Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk, Banchory, Mount Street, and Ballater, Golf Road in around 5 h 25 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Banchory, Mount Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 53-60 opp M&S) to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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