There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Dornie by train, bus, night train or car

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Train, bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by) 917

$48 - $84

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Night train, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Spean Bridge
  2. Take the bus from Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent to Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by) 915 / ...

$41 - $59

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Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by) 917

$46 - $64

Train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh

$57 - $95

Bus via Tyndrum, Public Toilets  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre to Tyndrum, Public Toilets 266
  2. Take the bus from Tyndrum, Public Toilets to Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by) 915 / ...

$55 - $66

Drive  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dornie 194.1 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Dornie is to night train and bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Dornie is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Dornie. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) and arriving at Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by) via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Dornie is 128 miles. The road distance is 194.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Dornie without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 10 min and costs £35 - £65.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Edinburgh to Dornie, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Dornie 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 Dornie is to bus which takes 6 h 27 min and costs £35 - £50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £40 - £75 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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Edinburgh to Dornie bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Dornie is 194 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to drive from Edinburgh to Dornie.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Dornie.
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  • Distance: 127.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Dornie via Inverness, Bus Station in around 6 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Dornie via Inverness, Kyle of Lochalsh, and Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway in around 7 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 Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Spean Bridge
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by)
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
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 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Tyndrum, Public Toilets to Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by)
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent to Dornie, Bridge Rd End (Bus Lay-by)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre to Tyndrum, Public Toilets
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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