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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square X99

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Tain

$42 - $53

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Dornoch 144.8 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Wick (WIC) ABZ - WIC
  2. Take the bus from Wick, Hill Avenue to Dornoch, Cathedral Square

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Dornoch is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Dornoch is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Dornoch is 88 miles. The road distance is 144.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Dornoch without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Aberdeen to Dornoch, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Wick Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Dornoch is 145 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Aberdeen to Dornoch.

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Flybe offers flights from Aberdeen Airport to Wick Airport.

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There are 160+ hotels available in Dornoch. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Aberdeen Airport is to line 727 bus which takes 42 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Dornoch.
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  • Distance: 88.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Dornoch via Inverness, Tain, and Tain, Post Office in around 5 h 44 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Wick
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
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
2 h 9 min
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 Tain
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wick, Hill Avenue to Dornoch, Cathedral Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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