There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct by train, bus, night train or car

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Train, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 914 / ...

$44 - $60

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Night train  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Fort William

$36 - $48

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Bus via Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Fort William, Bus Station 226 / ...

$48 - $54

Bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 914 / ...

$37 - $50

Train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
  3. Take the train from Crianlarich to Glenfinnan

$51 - $63

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct 159.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Glenfinnan Viaduct. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) and arriving at Glenfinnan, Visitor Centre via Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel and Fort William Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Glenfinnan via Glasgow Queen Street and Crianlarich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 14 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Glenfinnan Viaduct is 107 miles. The road distance is 159.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 16 min and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct, including transfers.

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

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Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct is to bus which takes 6 h 24 min and costs £36 - £42. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £50 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct.
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  • Distance: 107.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct via Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel, Fort William, Bus Station, Fort William Bus Station, and Glenfinnan, Visitor Centre in around 6 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct via Glasgow Queen Street, Crianlarich, and Glenfinnan in around 7 h 14 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
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Crianlarich to Glenfinnan
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $26
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
$194
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, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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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Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Fort William, Bus Station.

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Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Glenfinnan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct is 160 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to drive from Edinburgh to Glenfinnan Viaduct.

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There are 175+ hotels available in Glenfinnan Viaduct. Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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