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There are 5 ways to get from Perth to Balmoral Castle by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  4 h 55 min

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

$43 - $54

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Bus Stagecoach East Scotland  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Perth, South Street to Holburn Junction X7
  2. Take the bus from Aberdeen, Holburn Junction to Crathie, Balmoral Rd End 201 / ...

$16 - $21

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Bus National Express  •  5 h 17 min

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

$27 - $35

Train, drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Pitlochry
  2. Drive from Pitlochry to Balmoral Castle

$21 - $36

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Perth to Balmoral Castle 62.5 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Perth to Balmoral Castle is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Perth to Balmoral Castle is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Perth to Balmoral Castle. However, there are services departing from Perth, Scotland and arriving at Crathie, Balmoral Rd End via Union Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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The distance between Perth and Balmoral Castle is 46 miles. The road distance is 62.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Perth to Balmoral Castle without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 55 min and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Perth to Balmoral Castle, including transfers.

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Perth to Balmoral Castle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Perth, Scotland station.

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Perth 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 Perth to Balmoral Castle is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to drive from Perth to Balmoral Castle.

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

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Map of how to get from Perth to Balmoral Castle.
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  • Distance: 45.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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

You can take a bus from Perth to Balmoral Castle via Union Square Bus Station and Crathie, Balmoral Rd End in around 5 h 17 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Perth to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Perth to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $12
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$12 - $19
1st Class
$22 - $35
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Bus from Aberdeen, Holburn Junction to Crathie, Balmoral Rd End
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 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 Perth, Scotland to Aberdeen, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Perth, South Street to Holburn Junction
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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