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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Kingussie by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Kingussie

£16 - £150

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Bus  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Kingussie, Duke of Gordon Hotel M91

£22 - £35

Bus via Glenrothes, Bus Station  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay X59 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Kingussie, Duke of Gordon Hotel 267

£19 - £27

Night train  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Kingussie

£40 - £44

Drive  •  2h 10m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Kingussie 115.2 miles

£17 - £26

Edinburgh to Kingussie by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh and Kingussie is around 2h 39m and covers a distance of around 127 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h 31m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service and LNER. Typically 34 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 39m
Fastest train time:
2h 31m
Trains per week:
34
Cheapest price:
£16
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:32
Last train departs at:
19:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Kingussie train schedules

Edinburgh → Kingussie
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kingussie is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kingussie is mandatory.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Kingussie is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Kingussie is to drive which costs £17 - £26 and takes 2h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from West End, Queensferry Street and arriving at Kingussie, Duke of Gordon Hotel. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Kingussie. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 44m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Kingussie is 85 miles. The road distance is 115.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Kingussie without a car is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs £16 - £150.

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The train from Edinburgh to Kingussie takes 2h 44m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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Edinburgh to Kingussie train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Kingussie is to train which takes 2h 44m and costs £16 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 3h 21m.

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  • Distance: 85 miles
  • Duration: 2h 44m

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Edinburgh to Kingussie 4 times a day. Tickets cost £27 - £85 and the journey takes 2h 44m. LNER also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Kingussie, Duke of Gordon Hotel once daily. Tickets cost £22 - £35 and the journey takes 3h 21m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Kingussie
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£27 - £85
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Kingussie
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£16 - £150
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £150
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 Kingussie, Duke of Gordon Hotel
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Glenrothes, Bus Station to Kingussie, Duke of Gordon Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee

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Edinburgh to Kingussie bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Kingussie, Duke of Gordon Hotel station.

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Edinburgh to Kingussie train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Kingussie station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Kingussie is 115 miles. It takes approximately 2h 10m to drive from Edinburgh to Kingussie.

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