There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Balmoral Castle by train, car or bus

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, drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Pitlochry
  3. Drive from Pitlochry to Balmoral Castle

$33 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus, line 201 bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station G9 / ...
  2. Take the line 201 bus from Union Square Bus Station to Banchory, Mount Street 201 / ...

$22 - $54

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Aviemore

$44 - $76

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Balmoral Castle 121.8 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Balmoral Castle is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Balmoral Castle is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Balmoral Castle is 91 miles. The road distance is 121.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Glasgow to Balmoral Castle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Balmoral Castle. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Crathie, Balmoral Rd End via Union Square Bus Station, Banchory, Mount Street and Ballater, Golf Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Balmoral Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Balmoral Castle via Perth, Aviemore, Aviemore, Station (Railway Station), and Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park (Ski Centre Car Park) in around 5 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Balmoral Castle via Union Square Bus Station, Banchory, Mount Street, Ballater, Golf Road, and Crathie, Balmoral Rd End in around 6 h 25 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Train from Perth to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Train from Perth to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $29
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$3 - $6
1st Class
$7 - $11
Train from Perth to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$10 - $17
1st Class
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach UK

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