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There are 11 ways to get from London to Balmoral Castle by train, car, bus or plane

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

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Train, drive  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Pitlochry
  3. Drive from Pitlochry to Balmoral Castle

$90 - $140

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Bus  •  15 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Aberdeen, Scotland National Express
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Crathie, Balmoral Rd End 201 / ...

$59 - $72

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Train LNER, bus  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  3. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Crathie, Balmoral Rd End 201 / ...

$101 - $204

Train CrossCountry, bus  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Aberdeen
  3. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Crathie, Balmoral Rd End 201 / ...

$190 - $358

Train Caledonian Sleeper, bus  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Aberdeen
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Crathie, Balmoral Rd End 201 / ...

$80 - $111

Drive  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Drive from London to Balmoral Castle 514.1 miles

$110 - $160

Fly London Heathrow to Aberdeen, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LHR - ABZ
  2. Take the bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Crathie, Balmoral Rd End

$88 - $263

Fly London City to Aberdeen, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LCY - ABZ
  2. Take the bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Crathie, Balmoral Rd End

$90 - $241

Fly London Gatwick to Aberdeen, bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LGW - ABZ
  2. Take the bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Crathie, Balmoral Rd End

$72 - $231

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
  3. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Crathie, Balmoral Rd End

$107 - $337

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
  3. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Crathie, Balmoral Rd End

$115 - $359

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The cheapest way to get from London to Balmoral Castle is to bus which costs £45 - £60 and takes 15 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Balmoral Castle is to fly and bus which costs £65 - £210 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Balmoral Castle. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Crathie, Balmoral Rd End via Union Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 47 min.

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The distance between London and Balmoral Castle is 405 miles. The road distance is 514.1 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Balmoral Castle without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 49 min and costs £75 - £160.

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It takes approximately 8 h 15 min to get from London to Balmoral Castle, including transfers.

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London to Balmoral Castle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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London to Balmoral Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Crathie, Balmoral Rd End station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Balmoral Castle is 514 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 47 min to drive from London to Balmoral Castle.

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Map of how to get from London to Balmoral Castle.
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  • Distance: 404.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 15 min

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

You can take a bus from London to Balmoral Castle via Union Square Bus Station and Crathie, Balmoral Rd End in around 15 h 47 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London City to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from London City to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Edinburgh to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$19 - $30
1st Class
$35 - $55
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Sheffield to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Single
$140 - $230
Off-Peak Single
$160 - $250
Train from Haymarket to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Train from London Euston to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$202
Sleeper Seat
$60 - $95
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Crathie, Balmoral Rd End
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Crathie, Balmoral Rd End
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Aberdeen, Scotland
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Aer Lingus, KLM, Flybe and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Aberdeen Airport.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Balmoral Castle. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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