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There are 2 ways to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmoral Castle by train or car

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Train, drive  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Pitlochry
  3. Drive from Pitlochry to Balmoral Castle

£35 - £96

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Drive  •  3h 1m

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmoral Castle 152.9 miles

£23 - £35

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Balmoral Castle
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmoral Castle is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 3h 1m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmoral Castle is to drive. Taking this option will cost £23 - £35 and takes 3h 1m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Balmoral Castle is 119 miles. The road distance is 152.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmoral Castle, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmoral Castle is 153 miles. It takes approximately 3h 1m to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmoral Castle.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmoral Castle.
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  • Distance: 119.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 47m

What companies run services between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK), Scotland and Balmoral Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmoral Castle. However, you can take the train to Glasgow Central, take the walk to Glasgow Queen Street, take the train to Pitlochry, then take the drive to Balmoral Castle. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Balmoral Castle.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £60
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60

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