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There are 4 ways to get from Drumnadrochit to Armadale by train, bus, night train or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Haymarket

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Inverness to Edinburgh Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Armadale, Hunting Lodge

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Night train

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Falkirk Grahamston

Drive

  1. Drive from Drumnadrochit to Armadale

Drumnadrochit to Armadale by bus and train

The journey time between Drumnadrochit and Armadale is around 7h 49m and covers a distance of around 207 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 7m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 25m. Operated by Stagecoach Highlands, Scottish Citylink, First ScotRail Service and others, the Drumnadrochit to Armadale service departs from Drumnadrochit, Post Office and arrives in Armadale (W Lothian). Typically 26 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 42m
Layover time:
3h 7m
Total time:
7h 49m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 25m
Journey distance:
207 miles
Services per week:
26
Cheapest price:
£29
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:02
Last service departs at:
20:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Drumnadrochit to Armadale bus and train schedules

Drumnadrochit → Armadale
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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

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

The social distance requirement in Armadale is 1 metre.

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The most affordable way to get from Drumnadrochit to Armadale is to drive, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Drumnadrochit to Armadale is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Drumnadrochit to Armadale. However, there are services departing from Drumnadrochit, Post Office and arriving at Armadale, Hunting Lodge via Inverness and Edinburgh, Princes Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 22m.

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The distance between Drumnadrochit and Armadale is 104 miles. The road distance is 172.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Drumnadrochit to Armadale without a car is to train which takes 5h 30m and costs £29 - £210.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from Drumnadrochit to Armadale, including transfers.

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Drumnadrochit to Armadale bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Inverness station.

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The best way to get from Drumnadrochit to Armadale is to train which takes 5h 30m and costs £29 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £50 and takes 6h 22m.

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Drumnadrochit to Armadale bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, arrive at Armadale, Hunting Lodge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Drumnadrochit to Armadale is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3h 16m to drive from Drumnadrochit to Armadale.

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  • Distance: 104.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 30m

What companies run services between Drumnadrochit, Scotland and Armadale, West Lothian, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Inverness to Haymarket 4 times a day. Tickets cost £35 - £110 and the journey takes 3h 9m. LNER also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Drumnadrochit to Armadale via Inverness, Edinburgh Bus Station, and Edinburgh, Princes Street in around 6h 22m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £110
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22 - £190
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£130 - £190
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 3 to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Armadale, Hunting Lodge
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses

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