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Duration 5h 57m
Distance 133.3 miles
Average price £32
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Edinburgh and Island of Skye takes 5h 57m and the fastest bus takes 4h 36m. The bus service runs several times per day from Edinburgh to Island of Skye. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Bus

  1. Edinburgh, Princes Street
  2. Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Fort William
5h 19m
£27 - £38

Edinburgh to Island of Skye bus times

Buses run four times a day between Edinburgh and Fort William. The earliest departure is at 00:03 in the morning, and the last departure from Edinburgh is at 16:20 which arrives into Fort William at 21:11. All services require a transfer at Buchanan Bus Station and take an average of 5h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Island of Skye station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Fort William, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 19m.

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It is 150 miles from Edinburgh to Island of Skye. It is approximately 133.3 miles to drive.

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Edinburgh to Island of Skye bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Island of Skye bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort William, Bus Station.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Island of Skye. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh and Island of Skye?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Fort William via Buchanan Bus Station in around 5h 19m.
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £24
Website
Scottish Citylink

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