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There are 3 ways to get from Dumbarton to Ballachulish by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll to Ballachulish, Tourist Information 914 / ...

£14 - £21

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from Dumbarton Central to Ardlui
  2. Take the bus from Ardlui, Hotel to Ballachulish, Tourist Information 914 / ...

£17 - £35

Drive  •  1h 28m

  1. Drive from Dumbarton to Ballachulish 74 miles

£11 - £17

Dumbarton to Ballachulish by bus

The bus journey time between Dumbarton and Ballachulish is around 2h 1m and covers a distance of around 73 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 57m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, the Dumbarton to Ballachulish bus service departs from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll and arrives in Ballachulish, Tourist Information. Typically 56 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2h 1m
Fastest bus time:
1h 57m
Bus distance:
73 miles
Buses per week:
56
Cheapest price:
£14
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:22
Last bus departs at:
18:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dumbarton to Ballachulish bus schedules

Dumbarton → Ballachulish
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The cheapest way to get from Dumbarton to Ballachulish is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Dumbarton to Ballachulish is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll and arriving at Ballachulish, Tourist Information. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 3m.

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The distance between Dumbarton and Ballachulish is 55 miles. The road distance is 74 miles.

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The best way to get from Dumbarton to Ballachulish without a car is to bus which takes 2h 3m and costs £14 - £21.

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The bus from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll to Ballachulish, Tourist Information takes 2h 3m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Dumbarton to Ballachulish bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll station.

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Dumbarton to Ballachulish bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ballachulish, Tourist Information station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dumbarton to Ballachulish is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Dumbarton to Ballachulish.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Ballachulish. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Dumbarton to Ballachulish.
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  • Distance: 55.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland and Ballachulish, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll to Ballachulish, Tourist Information every 4 hours. Tickets cost £14 - £21 and the journey takes 2h 3m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumbarton Central to Ardlui
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £21
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll to Ballachulish, Tourist Information
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Ardlui, Hotel to Ballachulish, Tourist Information
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Scottish Citylink

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