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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Nairn (Station) by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness Edinburgh - Inverness / ...

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Bus  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Inverness megabus M90 / ...

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Train via Perth  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Perth Edinburgh - Perth / ...
  2. Take the train from Perth to Nairn Perth - Elgin / ...

Night train  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Inverness London Euston - Inverness

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Nairn (Station) 159.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Nairn (Station) is to bus which costs £15 - £50 and takes 4h 57m.

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The fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Nairn (Station) is to drive. Taking this option will cost £40 - £65 and takes 3h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Nairn (Station). However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Bus Station and arriving at Nairn, Fraser Park via Inverness, Bus Station Stance 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Nairn (Station). However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Nairn via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Nairn (Station) is 116 miles. The road distance is 159.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Nairn (Station) without a car is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs £27 - £220.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Edinburgh to Nairn (Station), including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Nairn (Station) bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Edinburgh Bus Station.

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Edinburgh to Nairn (Station) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Nairn (Station) is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs £27 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £50 and takes 4h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Nairn (Station).
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  • Distance: 116 miles
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Nairn (Station), Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Edinburgh to Inverness 5 times a day. Tickets cost £35 - £120 and the journey takes 3h 38m. LNER also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Inverness every 2 hours. Tickets cost £12 - £20 and the journey takes 3h 50m. Scottish Citylink also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
Train from Edinburgh to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from Perth to Nairn
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£24 - £210
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£140 - £210
Train from Edinburgh to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £90
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £90
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 3
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Edinburgh to Nairn (Station) bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Inverness station.

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Edinburgh to Nairn (Station) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Inverness station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Nairn (Station) is 159 miles. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Edinburgh to Nairn (Station).

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