There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to Eilean Donan by train or bus

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Train, bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ardelve, Camuslongart Rd End (Loch Duich Hotel) 917

$48 - $84

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Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ardelve, Camuslongart Rd End (Loch Duich Hotel) 917

$46 - $64

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Eilean Donan. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) and arriving at Ardelve, Camuslongart Rd End (Loch Duich Hotel) via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Eilean Donan is 128 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Eilean Donan without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Edinburgh to Eilean Donan, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Eilean Donan bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12).

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Edinburgh to Eilean Donan bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ardelve, Camuslongart Rd End (Loch Duich Hotel) station.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Eilean Donan. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Eilean Donan.
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  • Distance: 128 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Eilean Donan, Highland, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Eilean Donan via Inverness, Bus Station in around 6 h 27 min.

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
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ardelve, Camuslongart Rd End (Loch Duich Hotel)
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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