There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Dufftown by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Keith

$58 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus, line 10 bus, line 36 bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) 10 / ...
  3. Take the line 10 bus from Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) to Elgin, Bus Station 10 / ...
  4. Take the line 36 bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Dufftown, The Clock Tower 36

$40 - $58

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dufftown 146.5 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Dufftown is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Dufftown is to drive which takes 3 h and costs £23 - £35.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Dufftown is 166 km. The road distance is 234 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Edinburgh to Dufftown, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Dufftown. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) and arriving at Dufftown, The Clock Tower via Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument), Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) and Elgin, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 47 min.

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Dufftown 6 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Dufftown via Inverness, Bus Station, Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument), Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter), and Elgin, Bus Station in around 6 h 47 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Keith
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $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 Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) to Elgin, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Dufftown, The Clock Tower
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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