Connecting Aberdeen with the Buchan area
The Buchan Link connects Aberdeen with Ellon, Mintlaw, Newburgh, Cruden Bay, Peterhead and Fraserburgh.
Routes 60 and 63 connect Aberdeen with Peterhead. Route 60 travels via Ellon and route 63 travels via Newburgh and Cruden Bay.
Routes 67 and 68 connect Aberdeen with Fraserburgh. Route 67 travels via Ellon and Mintlaw and route 68 travels via Ellon, Mintlaw and Strichen.
These services are all approximately hourly Monday to Saturday daytime and every 2 hours on Sundays.
For full timetable information use the timetable search on the right of this page, simply select your location and the route you are interested in to view the file.
Route number change - from 26th November 2012
In an effort to further simplify the service we provide, route numbers on The Buchan Link routes changed on 26th November 2012. Three digit service numbers were replaced by two digit numbers, dropping the 2 from the front. For example, service 263 simply became service 63.
The map below shows The Buchan Link routes. Click the map to zoom and print.
Fares and ticket types
Single tickets are designed for the occasional customer making one or two journeys.
| || Adult|
|Ellon to Aberdeen|| £4.00|
|Peterhead to Aberdeen|| £6.20|
|Fraserburgh to Aberdeen || £8.50|
Return tickets are designed to offer customers making occasional return trips a discount.
| || Adult|
|Ellon to Aberdeen|| £7.20|
|Ellon to Aberdeen special|
Special ticket is valid for travel after 9am Mon - Fri, all day Sat and Sun
|Peterhead to Aberdeen || £11.20|
|Fraserburgh to Aberdeen|| £15.30|
Dayrider tickets are designed for those making several journeys in one day, providing unlimited travel. All of our dayrider tickets offer 1 day's unlimited travel in your chosen area. Group dayrider tickets offer unlimited travel in your chosen area for up to 2 adults and 2 children, 1 adult and 3 children, 2 adults and 1 child or 3 adults. We also offer a range of student dayrider tickets, which are priced at around 60% of the adult dayrider price. Students must show a valid NUS or University matriculation card. To view the various dayrider options valid in your area click here.
Megarider tickets are valid for unlimited travel within defined areas. Our weekly megarider tickets offer 7 consecutive days of unlimited travel on Stagecoach Bluebird buses within the boundary you have selected. Longer term meagrider tickets are also available for 4 weeks, 13 weeks and one calendar year. Buy them here or from the travel shop. These tickets are ideal for regular travellers who are looking to save money and can be passed to friends or family when you're not using it. To view the various dayrider options valid in your area click here.
Unirider tickets are available exclusively for students and are valid for unlimited travel on all Stagecoach services within your chosen zone. Click here for more information.