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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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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

$68 - $96

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Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office 805

$69 - $80

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

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

$73 - $105

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Durness 259.6 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, bus  •  7 h 11 min

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

$117 - $386

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station 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 10 min.

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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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Map of how to get 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 10 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, 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 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Inverness to Ardgay
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
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
$37
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
$27
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
$24
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 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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