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

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  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Carrbridge

$40 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 48 min

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

$30 - $43

2 alternative options

Night train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Carrbridge

$30 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Carrbridge 133.3 miles

$28 - $45

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 $28 - $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 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Carrbridge
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$206
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
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
$28 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh to Carrbridge?

The distance between Edinburgh and Carrbridge is 153 km. The road distance is 213 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Carrbridge?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Carrbridge is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Carrbridge?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Carrbridge is to drive which takes 2 h 29 min and costs £20 - £30.

Is there a direct train between Edinburgh and Carrbridge?

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

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Carrbridge?

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh 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 48 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Carrbridge?

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