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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 201 bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Stonehaven
  2. Take the line 201 bus from Banchory, Mount Street to Ballater, Golf Road 201 / ...

$31 - $104

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Dundee City Centre, Railway Station X54
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Railway Station to Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street) X7

$24 - $35

2 alternative options

Bus, line 201 bus  •  5 h 33 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 Union Square Bus Station to Banchory, Mount Street 201 / ...

$31 - $48

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

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

$24 - $35

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, Banchory, Mount Street, and Ballater, Golf Road in around 5 h 33 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Stonehaven
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
Virgin Trains East Coast
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Banchory, Mount Street to Ballater, Golf Road
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Banchory, Mount Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Dundee City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Railway Station to Aberdeen, Music Hall (Huntly Street)
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle?

The distance between Edinburgh and Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle is 123 km. The road distance is 180 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle is to drive which costs £17 - £25 and takes 2 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle is to drive which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £17 - £25.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle?

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 Union Square Bus Station and Banchory, Mount Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle?

It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Edinburgh to Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle, including transfers.

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