Bridge Square, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, 
AB35 5QJ


By air: Nearest airport is Aberdeen. 757 Stagecoach bus connects Aberdeen airport to Aberdeen bus/train station (bus every 15mins, journey takes 45mins). Take bus as below.

By train: Nearest train station is Aberdeen. Take bus as below.

By bus: Nearest bus stop is Ballater. Take 201/202/203 Stagecoach bus from Aberdeen bus/train station to Ballater (bus every 30-60mins, journey takes 2-2.5hrs). See www for further info.

On foot: We are a 5min walk from Co-op bus stop. Get off bus by Co-op. With Co-op on your left, walk to crossroads, turn right, walk past church on your right, turn left down Albert Road (opposite butchers), take first right onto stony road (restaurant on left, garages on right) – we are about 20 metres on your right.

By car: Post code for Sat Nav users is AB35 5QJ.

Coming from Aberdeen – on entering Ballater on the A93 with the River Dee on your left - you’ll past the Riverside Garage on your right, then CLAN cancer support charity shop on your left - just before road splits turn right onto stony track (if you reach T-junction you‘ve missed turning) - we are 20m down on your left.

Coming from Braemar – on entering Ballater on A93 drive through the village passing church on your right - turn left with A93, just past Rocksalt & Snails café (if you go over river you have missed turning) – take first left onto stony track – we are 20m down on your left. If you pass the CLAN cancer support charity shop on your right you have gone too far. 


If you have any questions then please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Ballater Hostel
Bridge Square
AB35 5QJ

Tel: 01339 753752

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