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There are 4 ways to get from Aberdeen to Dornie by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Dornie, Bridge Rd End 917

$47 - $61

3 alternative options

Train  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh

$56 - $72

Bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Dornie, Bridge Rd End 917

$49 - $65

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Dornie 176.9 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Dornie is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Dornie is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Dornie. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Dornie, Bridge Rd End via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 4m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Dornie is 129 miles. The road distance is 176.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Dornie without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h and costs £35 - £50.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Aberdeen to Dornie, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Dornie bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Union Square Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Dornie is to train which takes 6h 57m and costs £40 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 7h 4m.

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Aberdeen to Dornie bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Dornie, Bridge Rd End station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Dornie is 177 miles. It takes approximately 3h 34m to drive from Aberdeen to Dornie.

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  • Distance: 128.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Dornie, Scotland?

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Dornie via Inverness, Kyle of Lochalsh, and Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway in around 6h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Dornie via Inverness, Bus Station in around 7h 4m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland

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