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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. 914 / ...

$43 - $62

Cheapest option

Night train  •  6 h 45 min

$35 - $50

4 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 28 min

$51 - $64

Bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. 900
  2. 914 / ...

$37 - $52

Bus via Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel  •  6 h 49 min

  1. M90 / ...
  2. 226 / ...

$47 - $56

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. 159.7 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Glenfinnan Viaduct, Scotland?

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct via Crianlarich and Glenfinnan in around 6 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct via Buchanan Bus Station, Fort William, Bus Station, and Glenfinnan, Visitor Centre in around 6 h 38 min.

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
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Edinburgh to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Crianlarich to Glenfinnan
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $27
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Fort William
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$197
Sleeper Seat
$29 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edinburgh and Glenfinnan Viaduct is 172 km. The road distance is 256 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 3 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct is to drive which takes 3 h 3 min and costs £25 - £40.

No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Glenfinnan via Crianlarich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 28 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) and arriving at Glenfinnan, Visitor Centre via Buchanan Bus Station and Fort William, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct, including transfers.