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How to get fromEdinburgh to Island of Skyeby train, bus, night train or car

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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Island of Skye by train, bus, night train, or car

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    1. Take the train from Edinburgh Waverley to InvernesstrainEdinburgh - Inverness
    2. Take the bus from Bus Station Stance 3 to Somerled Squarebus917
    best

    Train, bus

    7h 57m
    $92–217
    1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness Bus Stationbusmegabus M90 / ...
    2. Take the bus from Bus Station Stance 3 to Somerled Squarebus917
    cheapest

    Bus via Inverness

    8h 7m
    $53–82
    1. Take the bus from St Andrew's House to Buchanan Bus Stationbus090
    2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Somerled Squarebus916 / ...

    Bus

    8h 55m
    $64–98
    1. Take the train from Edinburgh Waverley to Invernesstrain
    2. Take the train from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalshtrain
    3. Take the bus from Harbour Slipway to Somerled Squarebus917 / ...

    Train, bus via Glenelg

    9h 25m
    $98–239
    1. Take the night train from Edinburgh Waverley to Fort WilliamnighttrainEdinburgh - Fort William
    2. Take the bus from Bus Station to Somerled Squarebus915 / ...

    Night train, bus

    9h 9m
    $112–147
    1. Drive from Edinburgh to Portreecar234.6 mi

    Drive 234.6 mi

    4h 34m
    $78–112

Edinburgh to Island of Skye by train and bus

Calendar28Weekly Services
Duration7h 57mAverage Duration
Ticket$92Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Island of Skye, Highland, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Somerled Square via Bus Station Stance 3 in around 8h 7m.

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