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There are 5 ways to get from Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle by train, bus or car

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Recommended

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

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Bus via Dundee

  1. Take the bus from Stonehaven, Barclay Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Dundee to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Inverness Retail Park, Tesco
  2. Take the bus from Inverness Retail Park, Tesco to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle

Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Stonehaven and Dunrobin Castle is around 4h 43m and covers a distance of around 178 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 44 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 6m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER, CrossCountry and others. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 58m
Layover time:
44 min
Total time:
4h 43m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 6m
Journey distance:
178 miles
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
£35
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:32
Last service departs at:
13:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle train, bus and walk schedules

Stonehaven → Dunrobin Castle
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dunrobin Castle is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dunrobin Castle is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Dunrobin Castle is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle station. However, there are services departing from Stonehaven, Barclay Street and arriving at Golspie, Dunrobin Station via Dundee and Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle. However, there are services departing from Stonehaven and arriving at Dunrobin Castle via Aberdeen and Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 59m.

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The distance between Stonehaven and Dunrobin Castle is 96 miles. The road distance is 160.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 9m and costs £30 - £180.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle, including transfers.

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Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Stonehaven, Barclay Street station.

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Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Aberdeen station.

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The best way to get from Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle is to train which takes 6h 59m and costs £40 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus via Dundee, which costs £28 - £45 and takes 7h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle.
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  • Distance: 95.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 9m

What companies run services between Stonehaven, Scotland and Dunrobin Castle, Scotland?

You can take a train from Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle via Aberdeen, Inverness, and Dunrobin Castle in around 6h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle via Dundee, Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2, and Golspie, Dunrobin Station in around 7h 17m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £70
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Inverness Retail Park, Tesco to Golspie, Dunrobin Station
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stonehaven, Barclay Street to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Inverness Retail Park, Tesco
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland

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Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Golspie, Dunrobin Station.

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Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Dunrobin Castle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle is 161 miles. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from Stonehaven to Dunrobin Castle.

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