Ballater is within the Aberdeenshire council area, a sample local postcode is AB35 5QD. It is within the Cairngorms National Park. Shown below is information about bus, express coach and rail transport (plus a few other local facilities) around Ballater.





bus stops


Bus and coach Services

 Bus and coach Services
There are 12 local bus services from Ballater, listed here.

A list of destinations is shown further down this page. Click here for a list of the local transport providers. For more comprehensive information about the local transport facilities (including a listing of bus stops) click here.
Click here to book Megabus services from Ballater.

Train Services

  Train Services
To get to the nearest train station (Aberdeen), look for bold names in the 'Destinations by local bus' list below.

Click here for train bookings and services from the nearest station to Ballater.


A map of Ballater can be found here. To buy local maps of Ballater click here. You can also obtain an Ordnance Survey map centered on Ballater.


Various accommodation is available local to Ballater such as Premier Inn and Travelodge. Also holiday cottages are available, for other accommodation options, click here.

Other local services

Other local services
Advice about attractions and hotels near Ballater from Trip Advisor is available here, taxis can be booked here. Books about Ballater are available here.

Map of Bus services from Ballater

Destinations by direct local bus from Ballater.
Destinations shown in bold offer access to express coach or train services.
Click on any place name below to get details of the local bus service from Ballater:

   Balmoral Castle
   Bridge of Canny
   East Mains of Drum
   Haugh of Sluie
   Aberdeen, Holburn Junction
   Kincardine Oneil
   Mill of Maud
   Aberdeen, Union Square Bus Station
   Aberdeen, Union Street

Transport facilities

 Place nameDescriptionNumber of services
 Ballater, Cambus OMay Forest Walk Centre  Cambus OMay Forest Walk Centre, A93 
 Ballater, Victoria Road  Victoria Road, Bridge Street 
 Ballater, Invercauld Road  Invercauld Road, A93 
 Ballater, Interchange Golf Road  Golf Road 10 
 Ballater, Tullich Road  Monaltrie Road, Tullich Road 
 Ballater, Craigendarroch Circle  Craigendarroch Circle, A93 
 Ballater, Craigview Road  Craigview Road, A93 
 Ballater, Coilacriech Inn  Coilacriech Inn, A93 
 Ballater, Glengirnock  Glengirnock, B976 
 Ballater, Milton of Tullich  Milton of Tullich, A93 
 Ballater, Bridge of Gairn  Bridge of Gairn, A93 

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