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There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Tarbert by train, car or bus

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Train, drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh Park to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay
  3. Drive from Wemyss Bay to Tarbert

$50 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station Air
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Tarbert, Bus Terminal 926

$30 - $43

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Tarbert 135.4 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Tarbert is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Tarbert is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Tarbert. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Tarbert, Bus Terminal via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Tarbert is 80 miles. The road distance is 135.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Tarbert without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 4 min and costs £23 - £35.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Tarbert, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Tarbert bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh Airport, Airport station.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Tarbert bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Tarbert, Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Tarbert is 135 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Tarbert.

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There are 147+ hotels available in Tarbert. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Tarbert.
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  • Distance: 80.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Tarbert, Argyll and Bute, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Tarbert via Buchanan Bus Station in around 5 h 4 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Park to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $16
Train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Tarbert, Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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