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 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel G90 / ...

$28 - $40

2 alternative options

Night train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Carrbridge

$28 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Carrbridge 133.3 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Carrbridge is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 3 h 45 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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The distance between Edinburgh and Carrbridge is 95 miles. The road distance is 133.3 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Carrbridge. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) and arriving at Carrbridge, Car Park (Bus Shelter) via Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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

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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 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Carrbridge every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

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 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
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 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $150
Sleeper Berth Solo
$189
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $40
Bus operators
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 Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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