There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness

$37 - $72

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Inverness, Bus Station M90

$38 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth 170.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  6 h 22 min

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

$96 - $329

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 $50 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 29 min. Virgin Trains East Coast also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 32 min.

Airlines
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 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to 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
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
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
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth?

The distance between Edinburgh and Cromarty Firth is 200 km. The road distance is 273 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth is to drive which takes 3 h 8 min and costs £26 - £40.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Cromarty Firth?

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth. However, there are services departing from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) and arriving at Evanton, Drummond Junction (Bus Lay-by) via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth?

It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Edinburgh to Cromarty Firth, including transfers.