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

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Train  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Keith

£87 - £291

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Portsoy, Seafield Street 35

£31 - £200

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Bus  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station M92
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Portsoy, Seafield Street 35

£31 - £46

Night train, bus  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Portsoy, Seafield Street 35

£54 - £62

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Portsoy 171.8 miles

£28 - £45

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Portsoy is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Portsoy is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Portsoy. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Portsoy, Seafield Street via Union Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 22m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Portsoy is 122 miles. The road distance is 171.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Portsoy without a car is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs £85 - £300.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Edinburgh to Portsoy, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Portsoy bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Portsoy is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs £85 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £50 and takes 6h 22m.

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Edinburgh to Portsoy bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Portsoy, Seafield Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Portsoy is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Edinburgh to Portsoy.

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  • Distance: 121.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Portsoy via Aberdeen and Keith in around 4h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Portsoy via Union Square Bus Station in around 6h 22m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £85
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£60 - £85
Train from Aberdeen to Keith
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£26 - £35
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
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
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Portsoy, Seafield Street
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £19
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
Megabus UK

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