Travel from Edinburgh to Scrabster

Train, bus or fly from Edinburgh to Scrabster?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Scrabster via Inverness, Bus Station in around 8 hours 24 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Scrabster via Inverness and Thurso, Miller Academy (Station Hotel) in around 8 hours 53 minutes.

How to get from Edinburgh to Scrabster

ModeDurationPrice
From Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) bus to Inverness, Bus Station then bus to Scrabster, Ferry Terminal.8 h 24 min£44
From Edinburgh train to Inverness, train to Thurso, Miller Academy (Station Hotel), then line 82 bus to Thurso, Weigh Inn Hotel.8 h 53 min£79
From Edinburgh night train to Inverness, Bus Station then bus to Scrabster, Ferry Terminal.8 h 59 min£44
From Edinburgh drive to Scrabster.5 h 13 min£49
From Edinburgh, Princes Street (Edinburgh Trams) tram to Edinburgh airport, fly to Wick airport, then line 82 bus to Scrabster.4 h 12 min£129
From Edinburgh, Princes Street (Edinburgh Trams) tram to Edinburgh airport, fly to Kirkwall airport, line 4 bus to Kirkwall, Travel Centre, bus to Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal, then ferry to Scrabster.6 h 44 min£140
From Edinburgh train to Aberdeen, Bridge Street (Wapping Street), line 16 bus to Aberdeen airport, fly to Wick airport, then line 82 bus to Scrabster.6 h 13 min£138

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Scrabster?

It takes approximately 8 hours 24 minutes to get from Edinburgh to Scrabster, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Scrabster?

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Scrabster. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) and arriving at Scrabster, Ferry Terminal via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 hours 24 minutes.

Operators from Edinburgh to Scrabster

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Scottish Citylink0871 266 33 33Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach UKStagecoach UK
ScotRail+44 344 811 0141ScotRail
Caledonian SleeperCaledonian Sleeper
Edinburgh Trams0131 475 0177Edinburgh Trams
LoganairLoganair
NorthLink Ferries+44 845 600 0449NorthLink Ferries
First+44 (0)1224 650100First
Eastern AirwaysEastern Airways
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      • One-Way approx: USD $53 - $73
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      7 Train to Aberdeen, fly to Wick
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