There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness

$39 - $68

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Night train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Inverness

$39 - $51

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

$40 - $52

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth 170.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Inverness (INV) EDI - INV

$102 - $328

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Cromarty Firth. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) and arriving at Evanton, Drummond Junction (Bus Lay-by) via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Cromarty Firth is 125 miles. The road distance is 170.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth without a car is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12).

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth is to train which takes 4 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 3 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 31 min.

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

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Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth is 171 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to drive from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth.

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British Airways, Flybe, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Inverness Airport.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth.
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  • Distance: 125.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Cromarty Firth, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 29 min. LNER also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
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 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
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
$195
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 Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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