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

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Line 201 bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 201 bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Banchory, Mount Street 201 / ...
  2. Take the line 201 bus from Banchory, Mount Street to Ballater, Golf Road 201 / ...

$28 - $63

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Line 201 bus via Stonehaven, Barclay Street  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 201 bus from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk to Banchory, Mount Street 201 / ...
  2. Take the line 201 bus from Banchory, Mount Street to Ballater, Golf Road 201 / ...

$28

Taxi  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stonehaven to Balmoral Castle 50.3 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Stonehaven to Balmoral Castle 50.3 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Stonehaven to Balmoral Castle is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stonehaven to Balmoral Castle is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stonehaven to Balmoral Castle. However, there are services departing from Stonehaven, Barclay Street 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 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Stonehaven and Balmoral Castle is 39 miles. The road distance is 50.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Stonehaven to Balmoral Castle without a car is to line 201 bus which takes 4 h 1 min and costs £21 - £50.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Stonehaven to Balmoral Castle, including transfers.

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Stonehaven to Balmoral Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, depart from Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk station.

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Stonehaven to Balmoral Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Ballater, Golf Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stonehaven to Balmoral Castle is 50 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Stonehaven to Balmoral Castle.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Balmoral Castle. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stonehaven to Balmoral Castle.
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  • Distance: 38.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

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

You can take a bus from Stonehaven to Balmoral Castle via Aberdeen, Aberdeen, St Nicholas Kirk, Banchory, Mount Street, Ballater, Golf Road, and Crathie, Balmoral Rd End in around 4 h 1 min.

Bus operators
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
Bus from Banchory, Mount Street to Ballater, Golf Road
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Stonehaven to Balmoral Castle
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Aurora Cabs
Phone
+441561 365131
Website
auroracabs.co.uk

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