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There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Easdale (Island) by train or bus

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Train  •  5h 41m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Oban

£33 - £93

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay X59 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 266

£25 - £36

1 alternative option

Bus via Glasgow  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station 900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 976 / ...

£29 - £42

Edinburgh to Easdale (Island) by train and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Easdale (Island) is around 23h 44m and covers a distance of around 156 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 23h 44m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and West Coast Motors, the Edinburgh to Easdale (Island) service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Ellenabeich, Turning Area. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
23h 44m
Fastest journey time:
23h 44m
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
£33
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:08
Last service departs at:
08:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Easdale (Island) train and bus schedules

Edinburgh → Easdale (Island)
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Edinburgh to Easdale (Island) is to bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 7h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Easdale (Island) is to train which costs £30 - £95 and takes 5h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Easdale (Island). However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Ellenabeich, Turning Area via Buchanan Bus Station and Oban, Station Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 4m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Easdale (Island) is 98 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Easdale (Island) without a car is to train which takes 5h 41m and costs £30 - £95.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Edinburgh to Easdale (Island), including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Easdale (Island) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Easdale (Island) is to train which takes 5h 41m and costs £30 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus via Glasgow, which costs £29 - £45 and takes 7h 4m.

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Edinburgh to Easdale (Island) bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Oban, Station Road.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Easdale (Island). Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Easdale (Island).
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  • Distance: 98.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 41m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Easdale (Island), Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Edinburgh to Oban once a week. Tickets cost £29 - £90 and the journey takes 3h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Easdale (Island) via Buchanan Bus Station and Oban, Station Road in around 7h 4m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Oban
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£29 - £90
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £90
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £23
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 Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£16 - £22
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee

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