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

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Train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dalmally

$114 - $143

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Bus  •  5 h 40 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 North Ballachulish, Kinlochleven Rd End (B863) 914 / ...

$34 - $46

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Train, bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to North Ballachulish, Kinlochleven Rd End (B863) 914 / ...

$40 - $52

Bus via Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel  •  6 h 10 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 / ...

$50 - $56

Night train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Fort William

$38 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Kinlochleven 124.1 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Kinlochleven is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Kinlochleven is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Kinlochleven. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Kinlochleven, Kearan Rd End (Kearan Road) via Buchanan Bus Station and North Ballachulish, Kinlochleven Rd End (B863). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Kinlochleven is 86 miles. The road distance is 124.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Kinlochleven without a car is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs £85 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Edinburgh to Kinlochleven, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Kinlochleven bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Kinlochleven is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs £85 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £35 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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Edinburgh to Kinlochleven bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at North Ballachulish, Kinlochleven Rd End (B863) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Kinlochleven is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to drive from Edinburgh to Kinlochleven.

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  • Distance: 86.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Kinlochleven via Glasgow Queen Street and Dalmally in around 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Kinlochleven via Buchanan Bus Station and North Ballachulish, Kinlochleven Rd End (B863) in around 5 h 40 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 Dalmally
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
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 North Ballachulish, Kinlochleven Rd End (B863)
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
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
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
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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