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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Durness by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office 805

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Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office 805

Train, bus via Ardgay, Station  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Ardgay
  3. Take the bus from Ardgay, Station to Durness, Post Office 806 / ...

Night train, bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office 805

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Durness 259.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Wick (WIC) EDI - WIC
  2. Take the bus from Thurso, Princes Street to Durness, Visitor Centre

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Durness is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Durness is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Durness. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Durness, Post Office via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Durness is 191 miles. The road distance is 259.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Durness without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 9 min and costs .

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

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

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Wick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Edinburgh to Durness bus services, operated by The Durness Bus, arrive at Durness, Post Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Durness is 260 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to drive from Edinburgh to Durness.

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  • Distance: 190.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

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 25 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $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
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Inverness to Ardgay
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $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 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
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
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Ardgay, Station to Durness, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Princes Street to Durness, Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.com
Scottish Citylink

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Loganair offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Wick Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Durness. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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