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

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Sligachan, Hotel

Train

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Sligachan, Hotel

Drive

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Sligachan

Aberdeen to Sligachan by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Aberdeen and Sligachan is around 6h 36m and covers a distance of around 214 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 21m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 26m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service, Stagecoach Highlands and Scottish Citylink. Typically 19 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 14m
Layover time:
1h 21m
Total time:
6h 36m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 26m
Journey distance:
214 miles
Services per week:
19
Cheapest price:
£39
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:18
Last service departs at:
21:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Aberdeen to Sligachan train, bus and walk schedules

Aberdeen → Sligachan
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sligachan is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sligachan is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Sligachan is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Sligachan is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 4h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Sligachan is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aberdeen station to Sligachan. However, there are services departing from Union Square Bus Station and arriving at Sligachan, Hotel via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 17m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Sligachan is 154 miles. The road distance is 206.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Sligachan without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 17m and costs £35 - £100.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Aberdeen to Sligachan, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Sligachan bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, depart from Union Square Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Sligachan is to train which takes 7h 42m and costs £40 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £60 and takes 8h 17m.

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Aberdeen to Sligachan bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Sligachan, Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Sligachan is 206 miles. It takes approximately 4h 8m to drive from Aberdeen to Sligachan.

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  • Distance: 153.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 17m

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

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Sligachan via Inverness, Kyle of Lochalsh, Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway, and Sligachan, Hotel in around 7h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Sligachan via Inverness, Bus Station and Sligachan, Hotel in around 8h 17m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £70
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £50
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Sligachan, Hotel
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Sligachan, Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£20 - £28
Website
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
£24 - £35
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland

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