There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Cape Wrath by train, bus, night train 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, bus  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Kinlochbervie, Manse Road 805

$65 - $94

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Lairg, Station (Railway Station)  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Lairg
  3. Take the bus from Lairg, Station (Railway Station) to Loch Stack, Alltnasuileig 805 / ...

$63 - $97

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Keoldale, Road End (Cairn) 805

$71 - $83

Bus via Kinlochbervie, Manse Road  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dingwall, Council Buildings to Kinlochbervie, Manse Road 891

$72 - $84

Night train, bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Keoldale, Road End (Cairn) 805

$70 - $83

Fly, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Wick (WIC) EDI - WIC
  2. Take the bus from Thurso, Princes Street (Taxi Rank) to Durness, Post Office

$123 - $389

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cape Wrath is to night train and bus which costs £50 - £65 and takes 8 h 21 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cape Wrath is to train and bus which costs £45 - £75 and takes 7 h 3 min.

More details

The distance between Edinburgh and Cape Wrath is 198 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cape Wrath without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 3 min and costs £45 - £75.

More details

It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Edinburgh to Cape Wrath, including transfers.

More details

The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Wick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

Search flights

Loganair offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Wick Airport.

Search flights

There are 13+ hotels available in Cape Wrath. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Cape Wrath.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 197.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Cape Wrath, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Cape Wrath via Inverness, Bus Station and Keoldale, Road End (Cairn) in around 7 h 31 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Inverness to Lairg
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $23
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$196
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
The Durness Bus
Phone
01971 511 223
Email
info@thedurnessbus.com
Website
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Kinlochbervie, Manse Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Keoldale, Road End (Cairn)
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Lairg, Station (Railway Station) to Loch Stack, Alltnasuileig
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Princes Street (Taxi Rank) to Durness, Post Office
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
North West Community Bus
Phone
01971 521054
Email
nwcba@klb3.wanadoo.co.uk
Website
nwcba.co.uk
Bus from Dingwall, Council Buildings to Kinlochbervie, Manse Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
nwcba.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.