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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dunkeld & Birnam

£16 - £51

Cheapest option

Bus, line 23 bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Ferrytoll, Park & Ride to Perth, Canal Street X56 / ...
  2. Take the line 23 bus from Perth, Mill Street to Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel 27 / ...

£12 - £21

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Bus  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Birnam Hotel M90 / ...

£14 - £24

Train, line 23 bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Perth
  2. Take the line 23 bus from Perth, Mill Street to Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel 27 / ...

£16 - £47

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld 56.7 miles

£8 - £13

Towncar  •  1h 3m

  1. Take a town car from Edinburgh Airport to Dunkeld 56.7 miles

£30 - £120

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld by tram and train

The journey time between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Dunkeld is around 1h 35m and covers a distance of around 68 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 32m. Operated by Edinburgh Trams and First ScotRail Service, the Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld service departs from Edinburgh Airport and arrives in Dunkeld & Birnam. Typically 15 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 35m
Fastest journey time:
1h 32m
Journey distance:
68 miles
Services per week:
15
Cheapest price:
£16
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:25
Last service departs at:
19:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld tram and train schedules

Edinburgh Airport (EDI) → Dunkeld
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The most affordable way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld is to drive, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel via Ferrytoll, Park & Ride and Perth, Mill Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport and arriving at Dunkeld & Birnam via Edinburgh Gateway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Dunkeld is 44 miles. The road distance is 56.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld without a car is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs £15 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 30m to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Ferrytoll, Park & Ride station.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Edinburgh Gateway station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld is to train which takes 2h 30m and costs £15 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £24 and takes 3h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld.
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  • Distance: 43.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Dunkeld, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dunkeld & Birnam twice daily. Tickets cost £14 - £45 and the journey takes 1h 22m. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Birnam Hotel twice daily. Tickets cost £12 - £18 and the journey takes 2h.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Dunkeld & Birnam
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £45
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£25 - £35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Birnam Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Perth, Mill Street to Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Ferrytoll, Park & Ride to Perth, Canal Street
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Edinburgh Airport to Dunkeld
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel station.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Dunkeld & Birnam station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Dunkeld.

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