Directions from Edinburgh to Durness

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. 805

$71 - $101

Cheapest option

Night train, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. 805

$71 - $85

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. M90 / ...
  2. 805

$73 - $85

Train, bus via Ardgay, Station (rail station)  •  8 h 38 min

  1. 806 / ...

$76 - $110

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. 259.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Wick, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. EDI - WIC

$119 - $388

Fly to Kirkwall, bus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. EDI - KOI

$158 - $343

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Durness via Inverness, Bus Station in around 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
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 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Inverness to Ardgay
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $20
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$199
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $50
Bus operators
The Durness Bus
Phone
01971 511 223
Email
info@thedurnessbus.com
Website
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Ardgay, Station (rail station) to Durness, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Princes Street (Taxi Rank) to Durness, Visitor Centre (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.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 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
John O'Groats Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1955 611353
Website
jogferry.co.uk
Bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to John o' Groats, Car Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
jogferry.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Durness is 305 km. The road distance is 415 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Durness is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Durness is to drive which takes 4 h 51 min and costs £40 - £60.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Durness. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) and arriving at Durness, Post Office via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Edinburgh to Durness, including transfers.