Ballater can be reached by car or public transport. We are 17 miles east of Braemar on the A93, or 40 miles west of Aberdeen. A regular stagecoach bus (201/202/203) travels through Ballater (to Braemar) from Aberdeen. Journey time from Aberdeen approx. 2hrs. Aberdeen can be reached by bus, train or air.

Travelling in winter? Travelling over The Lecht or Glenshee? Before you travel check out the snow gate webcams situated about the Cairngorms which will show you if a road is open to traffic or temporarily closed due to snow.