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There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Golspie, Dunrobin Station X99

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Train  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

£40 - £245

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Bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Golspie, Dunrobin Station X99

Bus, train  •  8h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay X59 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Millburn, Morrisons 267
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

£41 - £88

Night train, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

£59 - £100

Drive  •  3h 51m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) 206.1 miles

£30 - £45

Fly, bus  •  9h 30m

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Inverness (INV) EDI - INV
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) by train and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Dunrobin Castle (Station) is around 5h 39m and covers a distance of around 228 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 1m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER and Stagecoach In The Highlands, the Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Golspie, Dunrobin Station. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 39m
Fastest journey time:
5h 1m
Journey distance:
228 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:29
Last service departs at:
10:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) train and bus schedules

Edinburgh → Dunrobin Castle (Station)
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The most affordable way to get from Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) is to drive, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Dunrobin Castle (Station) station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Golspie, Dunrobin Station via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station). However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Dunrobin Castle via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 48m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Dunrobin Castle (Station) is 144 miles. The road distance is 206.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 58m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station), including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) is to bus which takes 6h 8m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £40 - £250 and takes 6h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station).
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  • Distance: 144.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 58m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Dunrobin Castle (Station), Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) via Inverness, Bus Station in around 6h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) via Inverness in around 6h 48m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £330
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £290
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £190
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via London Stansted, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £330
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Isle Of Man, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £110
Train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22 - £190
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£130 - £190
Bus operators
Stagecoach In The Highlands
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Golspie, Dunrobin Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Millburn, Morrisons
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£17 - £24
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Inverness Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) bus services, operated by Stagecoach In The Highlands, arrive at Golspie, Dunrobin Station.

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Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Dunrobin Castle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station) is 206 miles. It takes approximately 3h 51m to drive from Edinburgh to Dunrobin Castle (Station).

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KLM, Loganair, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Inverness Airport.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £6.

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