There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Dufftown by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Keith

$58 - $70

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Bus, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Union Square Bus Station M92 / ...
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Keith

$45 - $63

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Bus  •  6 h 57 min

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

$58 - $70

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 costs £23 - £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 (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 57 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 4 h 54 min and costs £40 - £55.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 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 (Stances 11 & 12).

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Dufftown is to train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs £40 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £55 and takes 6 h 57 min.

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Edinburgh to Dufftown bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, 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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  • Distance: 103.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

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, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Dufftown hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 35 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
Train from Aberdeen to Keith
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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