There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Lochgilphead by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Helensburgh Central
  2. Take a taxi from Helensburgh Central to Lochgilphead

$130 - $165

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 37 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 Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street (Public Toilets) 926

$26 - $38

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Anniesland
  2. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive) to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street (Public Toilets) 926

$32 - $43

Drive  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Lochgilphead 128.3 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Lochgilphead. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street (Public Toilets) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Lochgilphead is 87 miles. The road distance is 128.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Lochgilphead without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Edinburgh to Lochgilphead, including transfers.

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

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Edinburgh to Lochgilphead bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street (Public Toilets) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Lochgilphead is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to drive from Edinburgh to Lochgilphead.

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There are 147+ hotels available in Lochgilphead. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Lochgilphead.
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  • Distance: 87.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Lochgilphead via Buchanan Bus Station in around 4 h 37 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Helensburgh Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $25
Train from Edinburgh to Anniesland
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive) to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street (Public Toilets)
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street (Public Toilets)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Helensburgh Central to Lochgilphead
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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