Aberdeenshire is closer than you think!
Aberdeen airport is 40 miles from Ballater. Aberdeen Airport is well connected to UK Airports - you can fly to Aberdeen from London, Birmingham, East Midlands, Norwich, Manchester, Bristol, Southahmpton, Leeds, Belfast, Newcastle, Humberside, Durham. Flights within UK start at £47.
Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National and Enterprise all available.
Virgin East Coast operate up to 3 direct trains per day from London King’s Cross to Aberdeen. Journey time c. 7 hours.
From Aberdeen Airport, every 10 minutes to Aberdeen centre. Bus departs Aberdeen centre for Ballater every hour.
Ballater and the local area offers a wide range of hotels, cosy B&Bs, self-catering units & campsites. You’ll be sure to find somewhere to stay that fits your needs and budget.