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There are 5 ways to get from Applecross to Edinburgh by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Plockton to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh

$111 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus via Glenrothes, Bus Station  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Applecross, Post Office to Inverness, Bus Station 704
  2. Take the bus from Millburn, Morrisons to Glenrothes, Bus Station 267
  3. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street X59 / ...

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Applecross, Post Office to Inverness, Bus Station 704
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh

$30 - $65

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Applecross, Post Office to Inverness, Bus Station 704
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station M90 / ...

$30 - $45

Drive  •  4h 21m

  1. Drive from Applecross to Edinburgh 235.2 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Applecross to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £6 - £9 and takes 9h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Applecross to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Applecross to Edinburgh station. However, there are services departing from Applecross, Post Office and arriving at Edinburgh, Bus Station via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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The distance between Applecross and Edinburgh is 143 miles. The road distance is 235.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Applecross to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 7h 16m and costs £85 - £130.

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It takes approximately 7h 16m to get from Applecross to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Applecross to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Lochcarron Garage, depart from Applecross, Post Office station.

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The best way to get from Applecross to Edinburgh is to train which takes 7h 16m and costs £85 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £35 and takes 7h 25m.

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Applecross to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Applecross to Edinburgh is 235 miles. It takes approximately 4h 21m to drive from Applecross to Edinburgh.

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  • Distance: 143.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 16m

What companies run services between Applecross, Scotland and Edinburgh, Scotland?

You can take a train from Applecross to Edinburgh via Plockton and Inverness in around 7h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Applecross to Edinburgh via Inverness, Bus Station in around 7h 25m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Plockton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
Train from Inverness to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Bus operators
Lochcarron Garage
Phone
+44 1520 722205
Website
lochcarrongarage.co.uk
Bus from Applecross, Post Office to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Millburn, Morrisons to Glenrothes, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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