There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Blair Castle by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Blair Atholl

$26 - $35

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Bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Blair Atholl, Atholl Arms M91

$18 - $26

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Bus via Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel M90 / ...

$21 - $29

Bus, train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 53-60 opp M&S) to Perth, Bus Station X56
  2. Take the train from Perth to Blair Atholl

$28 - $32

Night train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Blair Atholl

$23 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Blair Castle 78 miles

$16 - $25

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) and arriving at Blair Atholl, Atholl Arms. Services depart three times a day, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Blair Atholl. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Blair Castle is 62 miles. The road distance is 78 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Blair Castle without a car is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs .

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The train from Edinburgh to Blair Atholl takes 2 h including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Edinburgh to Blair Castle bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) station.

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Edinburgh to Blair Castle train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Blair Castle is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 47 min.

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Edinburgh to Blair Castle bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Blair Atholl, Atholl Arms station.

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Edinburgh to Blair Castle train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Blair Atholl station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Blair Castle.
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  • Distance: 62 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Blair Castle, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Blair Castle 3 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Blair Castle 3 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 43 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Blair Atholl
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Train from Perth to Blair Atholl
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Blair Atholl
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Blair Atholl, Atholl Arms
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (Scott Mon.) (opp 53-60 opp M&S) to Perth, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Blair Castle is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Edinburgh to Blair Castle.

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There are 208+ hotels available in Blair Castle. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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