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

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Farraline Park to Invershin, Hotel

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Train

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Invershin

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Farraline Park to Invershin, Hotel

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Invershin

Drive

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle

Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Inverness (INV)
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Farraline Park to Invershin, Hotel

Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Edinburgh and Carbisdale Castle is around 5h 17m and covers a distance of around 216 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 52 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 58m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER and The Durness Bus. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 24m
Layover time:
52 min
Total time:
5h 17m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 58m
Journey distance:
216 miles
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:35
Last service departs at:
10:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle train, bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Carbisdale Castle. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Invershin, Hotel via Inverness, Farraline Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Invershin via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 29m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Carbisdale Castle is 145 miles. The road distance is 196.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 41m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle is to bus which takes 5h 51m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £230 and takes 6h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle.
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  • Distance: 144.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 41m

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle via Inverness, Farraline Park and Invershin, Hotel in around 5h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle via Inverness and Invershin in around 6h 29m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £330
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £340
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £330
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £110
Train from Inverness to Invershin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22 - £190
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£130 - £190
Bus operators
The Durness Bus
Phone
01971 511 223
Email
info@thedurnessbus.com
Website
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Farraline Park to Invershin, Hotel
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
The Durness Bus
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Inverness Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle bus services, operated by The Durness Bus, arrive at Invershin, Hotel station.

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Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Invershin station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle is 196 miles. It takes approximately 3h 40m to drive from Edinburgh to Carbisdale Castle.

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KLM, Loganair, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Inverness Airport.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Carbisdale Castle. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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