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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Carrbridge by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Carrbridge

$40 - $55

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel M90 / ...

$27 - $40

2 alternative options

Night train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Carrbridge

$28 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Carrbridge 133.3 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Carrbridge is to bus which costs £20 - £29 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Carrbridge is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Carrbridge. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Carrbridge, Car Park via Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Carrbridge. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Carrbridge is 95 miles. The road distance is 133.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Carrbridge without a car is to train which takes 3 h and costs £30 - £40.

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The train from Edinburgh to Carrbridge takes 3 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Edinburgh to Carrbridge bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Carrbridge is to train which takes 3 h and costs £30 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £20 - £29 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Carrbridge.
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  • Distance: 95.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Carrbridge twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Carrbridge every 2 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Carrbridge
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Carrbridge
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Edinburgh to Carrbridge bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel station.

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Edinburgh to Carrbridge train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Carrbridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Carrbridge is 133 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to drive from Edinburgh to Carrbridge.

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There are 220+ hotels available in Carrbridge. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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