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There are 9 ways to get from Edinburgh to Fingal's Cave by bus, train, ferry or plane

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Bus, travel  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Halbeath, Kingdom Services to Oban, Station Road 266
  2. Travel from Oban, Station Road to Fingal's Cave

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  9 h 24 min

  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
  3. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Craignure, Ferry Terminal to Fionnphort, Post Office 496

$40 - $60

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Train, travel  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  3. Travel from Oban to Fingal's Cave

Train, ferry  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  3. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Coll Ferry Terminal

$50 - $67

Train to Glasgow, fly to Tiree  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Tiree (TRE) GLA - TRE

$69 - $528

Train to Glasgow, fly to Islay, travel  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Islay (ILY) GLA - ILY
  3. Travel from Islay to Fingal's Cave

Train to Glasgow, fly to Barra, travel  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Barra (BRR) GLA - BRR
  3. Travel from Barra to Fingal's Cave

Train to Glasgow, fly to Campbeltown, travel  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Campbeltown (CAL) GLA - CAL
  3. Travel from Campbeltown to Fingal's Cave

Fly Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove), travel  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) EDI - BFS
  2. Travel from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Fingal's Cave

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Fingal's Cave is to bus and ferry which costs £30 - £50 and takes 9 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Fingal's Cave is to train and fly which costs £50 - £410 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Fingal's Cave is 126 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Fingal's Cave without a car is to bus and travel which takes 5 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Edinburgh to Fingal's Cave, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Tiree Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Tiree Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Fingal's Cave. 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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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Fingal's Cave.
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  • Distance: 125.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Fingal's Cave, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Edinburgh to Fingal's Cave. However, you can take the bus to Halbeath, Park & Ride, take the walk to Halbeath, Kingdom Services, take the bus to Oban, Station Road, then take the travel to Fingal's Cave. Alternatively, you can take the train to Glasgow Queen Street, take the train to Oban, then take the travel to Fingal's Cave.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Tiree
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from Glasgow to Islay
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Flights from Glasgow to Barra
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Glasgow to Campbeltown
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Kingdom Services to Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
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
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
West Coast Motors
Phone
01586 552319
Email
enquiries@westcoastmotors.co.uk
Website
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Bus from Craignure, Ferry Terminal to Fionnphort, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Phone
+44 (0)1475 650 397
Email
enquiries@calmac.co.uk
Website
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Coll Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk
Ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
calmac.co.uk

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