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

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Bus, line 201 bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Perth, South Street (The Tavern) to Union Square Bus Station X7 / ...
  2. Take the line 201 bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Banchory, Mount Street 201 / ...

$33 - $50

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Train, drive  •  1 h 40 min

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

$21 - $36

2 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies) to Blairgowrie, Wellmeadow 57 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Blairgowrie, Wellmeadow to Balmoral Castle

$137 - $177

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, South Street (The Tavern) and arriving at Crathie, Balmoral Rd End via Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk, Banchory, Mount Street and Ballater, Golf Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 11 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 bus and line 201 bus which takes 7 h 11 min and costs £25 - £40.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Perth to Balmoral Castle, including transfers.

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Perth to Balmoral Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Perth, South Street (The Tavern) station.

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Perth to Balmoral Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Banchory, Mount Street station.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Balmoral Castle.
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  • Distance: 45.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Perth to Balmoral Castle via Aberdeen, Scotland, Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk, Banchory, Mount Street, Ballater, Golf Road, and Crathie, Balmoral Rd End in around 7 h 11 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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 East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Perth, South Street (The Tavern) to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies) to Blairgowrie, Wellmeadow
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Banchory, Mount Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies) to Blairgowrie, Wellmeadow
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Xplore Dundee
Phone
01382 201121
Email
travelcare@nationalexpress.com
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies) to Blairgowrie, Wellmeadow
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
nxbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Blairgowrie, Wellmeadow to Balmoral Castle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Tay Taxis
Phone
+44 1382 450450
The Taxi Club
Phone
+44 1382 202727

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