Deeside A2B

Aberdeenshire council's A2B dial-a-bus services provide wheelchair-accessible door-to-door transport for people who have mobility difficulties. The service is also open to people who live in areas with limited public transport. In order to travel you must register to become a member.

Who qualifies for the service

Those who cannot access public transport due to disability or infirmity, or who have limited access to conventional public transport.

Area covered operating days

The following services operate in the Deeside area:

 Service number  Route  Operating days  Frequency
7 Drumoak - Crathes - Banchory Thursday Weekly
9 Finzean - Strachan - Banchory Tuesday Weekly
12 Echt - Banchory Tuesday Fortnightly
16 Inchmarlo - Banchory Monday & Wednesday  Weekly
18 Braemar - Ballater - Aboyne - Banchory Tuesday Fortnightly

How to book

All journeys must be pre-booked.

To make a booking, call the A2B dial-a-bus hotline and select option 1 between 9.30am and 3.30pm, Monday to Friday.

To cancel a journey, call the A2B dial-a-bus hotline and select option 2 to leave a message, available 24 hours a day.

Contact us

A2B dial-a-bus hotline: 01467 535 333

For further information, call the A2B dial-a-bus hotline and select option 3 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Alternatively, you can email your enquiry to

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