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There are 5 ways to get from Dundee to Lairg by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Millburn, Morrisons 228
  2. Take the bus from Millburn, Morrisons to Lairg, Manse Road 805

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Train, bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Dundee to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Union Street to Lairg, Manse Road 805

Train, bus via Perth  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Millburn, Morrisons to Lairg, Manse Road 805

Bus via Perth, Bus Station  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Perth, Canal Street 16 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Perth, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M91
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Union Street to Lairg, Manse Road 805

Drive  •  3h 17m

  1. Drive from Dundee to Lairg 173.5 miles

£26 - £40

Dundee to Lairg by train and bus

The journey time between Dundee and Lairg is around 25h 22m and covers a distance of around 228 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 25h 22m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and The Durness Bus, the Dundee to Lairg service departs from Dundee and arrives in Lairg, Manse Road. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
25h 22m
Fastest journey time:
25h 22m
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:07
Last service departs at:
16:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dundee to Lairg train and bus schedules

Dundee → Lairg
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The cheapest way to get from Dundee to Lairg is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Dundee to Lairg is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dundee to Lairg. However, there are services departing from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate and arriving at Lairg, Manse Road via Millburn, Morrisons. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 26m.

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The distance between Dundee and Lairg is 121 miles. The road distance is 173.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Dundee to Lairg without a car is to bus which takes 5h 26m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Dundee to Lairg, including transfers.

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Dundee to Lairg bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, depart from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate station.

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Dundee to Lairg bus services, operated by The Durness Bus, arrive at Lairg, Manse Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dundee to Lairg is 174 miles. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from Dundee to Lairg.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Lairg. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 120.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 26m

What companies run services between Dundee, Scotland and Lairg, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Dundee to Lairg via Millburn, Morrisons in around 5h 26m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £120
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £110
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Murraygate to Millburn, Morrisons
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
The Durness Bus
Phone
01971 511 223
Email
info@thedurnessbus.com
Website
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Millburn, Morrisons to Lairg, Manse Road
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
The Durness Bus
Bus from Inverness, Union Street to Lairg, Manse Road
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
The Durness Bus
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Perth, Canal Street
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Perth, Canal Street
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Perth, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
Scottish Citylink

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