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Train  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness

£52 - £225

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

£82 - £104

Night train  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Inverness

£94 - £115

Drive  •  3h 5m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Fort George 164.6 miles

£25 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Fort George is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Fort George is to drive which takes 3h 5m and costs £25 - £40.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Fort George is 118 miles. The road distance is 164.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Fort George without a car is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs £50 - £230.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Edinburgh to Fort George, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Fort George is to train which takes 3h 52m and costs £50 - £230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £80 - £110 and takes 5h 12m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Fort George is 165 miles. It takes approximately 3h 5m to drive from Edinburgh to Fort George.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Fort George. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Fort George.
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  • Distance: 118.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Fort George, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Edinburgh to Inverness 4 times a day. Tickets cost £35 - £110 and the journey takes 3h 35m. LNER also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost £28 - £40 and the journey takes 3h 45m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £110
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22 - £190
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£130 - £190
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink

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