There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Island of Mull by train, ferry or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Oban
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal Cm11

$64 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus Scottish Citylink, ferry  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 976
  3. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

$52 - $72

1 alternative option

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee, ferry  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Halbeath, Kingdom Services to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 266
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal Cm11

$62 - $69

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Island of Mull, Argyll and Bute, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Edinburgh to Isle of Mull. However, you can take the train to Oban, take the walk to Oban Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal, then take the taxi to Isle of Mull. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Edinburgh to Isle of Mull via Halbeath, Park & Ride, Halbeath, Kingdom Services, Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3), Oban Ferry Terminal, and Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal in around 7 h 2 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Kingdom Services to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh to Island of Mull?

The distance between Edinburgh and Island of Mull is 181 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Island of Mull?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Island of Mull is to bus and ferry which costs £35 - £55 and takes 7 h 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Island of Mull?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Island of Mull is to train and ferry which takes 6 h and costs £45 - £60.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Island of Mull?

It takes approximately 6 h to get from Edinburgh to Island of Mull, including transfers.