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There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dunoon by train, ferry, bus or car

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Train, ferry  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
  3. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal Cm1

£15 - £56

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station 900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Gourock Rail Station 901
  3. Take the ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal Cm1

£17 - £29

Drive  •  2h 37m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dunoon 122.1 miles

£20 - £29

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dunoon is to bus and ferry which costs £16 - £30 and takes 4h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dunoon is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 2h 37m.

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The distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station and Dunoon is 68 miles. The road distance is 122.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dunoon without a car is to train and ferry which takes 3h 25m and costs £14 - £60.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dunoon, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dunoon is 122 miles. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dunoon.

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There are 597+ hotels available in Dunoon. Prices start at £68 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dunoon.
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  • Distance: 67.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 25m

What companies run services between Edinburgh Waverley Station, Scotland and Dunoon, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dunoon. However, you can take the train to Glasgow Central, take the train to Gourock, take the walk to Gourock Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Dunoon Ferry Terminal. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Edinburgh Waverley Station to Dunoon via Edinburgh, Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station, Gourock Rail Station, and Gourock Ferry Terminal in around 4h 26m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £14
Train from Glasgow Central to Gourock
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £7
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Book at
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Edinburgh to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Blablabus
Megabus UK
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Gourock Ferry Terminal to Dunoon Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Caledonian MacBrayne

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