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There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Gairloch by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Gairloch, The Sheiling 700

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Bus via Edinburgh, Bus Station  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Gairloch, Melvaig Rd End 700

Train, bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Gairloch, The Sheiling 700

Drive  •  4h 12m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Gairloch 225.1 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Gairloch is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Gairloch is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Gairloch. However, there are services departing from West End, Queensferry Street and arriving at Gairloch, The Sheiling via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Gairloch is 155 miles. The road distance is 225.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Gairloch without a car is to bus which takes 6h 35m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 35m to get from Edinburgh to Gairloch, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Gairloch bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from West End, Queensferry Street station.

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Edinburgh to Gairloch bus services, operated by Westerbus, arrive at Gairloch, The Sheiling station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Gairloch is 225 miles. It takes approximately 4h 12m to drive from Edinburgh to Gairloch.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Gairloch. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Gairloch.
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  • Distance: 155.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 35m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Gairloch, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Gairloch via Inverness, Bus Station in around 6h 35m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Westerbus
Phone
01445 712255
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Gairloch, The Sheiling
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
traveline.info
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Gairloch, Melvaig Rd End
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
traveline.info

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