Deeside A2B

A2B dial-a-bus logoDeeside A2B is a council operated minibus service providing travel for shopping or other local services or facilities. The service is free to use and is available for people that have difficulty walking, people with other disabilities or residents who don’t live near a regular bus route. This A2B bus service offers low floor and wheel-chair accessible transport.

You must book your journey on this door-to-door service.

Map showing areas covered by Deeside A2BAreas covered

The dial-a-bus service covers:

  • Banchory
  • Crathes
  • Drumoak
  • Durris
  • Dunecht
  • Durris
  • Echt
  • Garlogie
  • Inchmarlo retirement village

Operating times

The service operates Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

During the festive period, the service doesn't operate between 25th December and 2nd January. 

Inchmarlo - Banchory

Stop Tuesday and Friday
Inchmarlo retirement village 1000
Banchory 1015
Stop Tuesday and Friday
Banchory 1130
Inchmarlo retirement village 1210

Dunecht - Banchory

Stop Thursday
Dunecht 1030
Echt 1040
Garlogie 1045
Banchory 1110
Stop Thursday
Banchory 1310
Garlogie 1335
Echt 1340
Dunecht 1350

Durris - Banchory

Stop Wednesday
Durris 0945
Drumoak 1000
Crathes 1015
Banchory 1025
Stop Wednesday
Banchory 1130
Crathes 1140
Drumoak 1155
Durris 1210

How to book

You can book up to 7 days before travel or 14 days for health-related trips, but no later than the day before travel. To make a booking please  email or call the A2B dial-a-bus hotline on 01467 535 333 (option 1). The booking line is open Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 3:30pm. 

View A2B dial-a-bus privacy notice (PDF 146KB)


For any queries, or to request an information leaflet including the operating days and times, please email or call the A2B dial-a-bus hotline on 01467 535 333 (option 3). The general enquiries line is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.