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Recommended option

Bus via Inverness, Bus Station  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by) to Inverness, Bus Station 917
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) M90 / ...

$47 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus, train Caledonian Sleeper  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by) to Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent 915 / ...
  2. Take the train from Spean Bridge to Edinburgh

$42 - $64

4 alternative options

Bus, train ScotRail  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by) to Inverness, Bus Station 917
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh

$47 - $88

Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by) to Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent 915 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent to Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies) 242
  3. Take the bus from Perth, South Street (Bank Of Scotland) to Edinburgh, George Street (St Andrew Church) X56

$51 - $59

Train  •  8 h 25 min

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

$50 - $96

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Dornie to Edinburgh 194.2 miles

$40 - $60

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

You can take a bus from Dornie to Edinburgh via Inverness, Bus Station in around 6 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dornie to Edinburgh via Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway, Kyle of Lochalsh, and Inverness in around 8 h 25 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $30
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Spean Bridge to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$197
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by) to Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent to Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies)
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Perth, South Street (Bank Of Scotland) to Edinburgh, George Street (St Andrew Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dornie and Edinburgh is 205 km. The road distance is 311 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dornie to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Dornie to Edinburgh is to drive which takes 3 h 42 min and costs £30 - £45.

No, there is no direct bus from Dornie to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by) and arriving at Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Dornie to Edinburgh, including transfers.