There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Campbeltown by train, car, bus, ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, drive  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan South Beach
  3. Drive from Ardrossan South Beach to Campbeltown

$53 - $81

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour
  3. Take the ferry from Ardrossan Ferry Terminal to Campbeltown Ferry Terminal

$32 - $42

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Campbeltown, Bus Terminus (Campbeltown Bus Terminus) 926

$41 - $58

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Campbeltown, Bus Terminus (Campbeltown Bus Terminus) 926

$35 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Campbeltown 178.9 miles

$35 - $60

Train, fly  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Campbeltown (CAL) GLA - CAL

$78 - $172

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Campbeltown is to train and ferry which costs £25 - £35 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Campbeltown is to train and fly which costs £60 - £140 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Campbeltown is 101 miles. The road distance is 178.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Edinburgh to Campbeltown, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Campbeltown. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Campbeltown, Bus Terminus (Campbeltown Bus Terminus) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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The nearest airport to Campbeltown is Campbeltown (CAL) Airport which is 3.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) (39.5 miles), Glasgow (GLA) (55 miles), Belfast City (BHD) (57.5 miles) and Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) (58.6 miles).

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Campbeltown.
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  • Distance: 101 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Campbeltown, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Campbeltown via Buchanan Bus Station in around 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Campbeltown
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $240
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan South Beach
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour
Ave. Duration
45 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 Buchanan Bus Station to Campbeltown, Bus Terminus (Campbeltown Bus Terminus)
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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