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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Dufftown by train, bus or car

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Train via Aberdeen  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Keith

$40 - $113

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Bus Megabus UK  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station M92 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Keith, Wellington Street 10

$39 - $57

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Dundee
  2. Take the train from Dundee to Keith

$46 - $106

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Elgin, Bus Station 10 / ...

$53 - $72

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 £24 - £35 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Dufftown is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 3 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Dufftown. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Dufftown, The Clock Tower via Inverness, Bus Station and Elgin, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 16 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Dufftown is 104 miles. The road distance is 146.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Dufftown without a car is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs £30 - £90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Edinburgh to Dufftown, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Dufftown bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Dufftown is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs £30 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £60 and takes 7 h 16 min.

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Edinburgh to Dufftown bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Elgin, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Dufftown is 146 miles. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from Edinburgh to Dufftown.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Dufftown.
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  • Distance: 103.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Dufftown via Aberdeen, Keith, and Keith, station in around 5 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Dufftown via Inverness, Bus Station and Elgin, Bus Station in around 7 h 16 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Aberdeen to Keith
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Dundee to Keith
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$16 - $25
1st Class
$30 - $45
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Edinburgh to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Elgin, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Keith, Wellington Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
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