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

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Train, bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Sligachan, Hotel 917

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Bus via Inverness  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Sligachan, Hotel 917

Bus  •  9h

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station 900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Sligachan, Hotel 915 / ...

Train  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh

Night train, bus  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Fort William
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Sligachan, Hotel 915 / ...

Drive  •  4h 22m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Sligachan 226.7 miles

Edinburgh to Sligachan by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Edinburgh and Sligachan is around 9h 35m and covers a distance of around 280 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 4m. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 41m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service, LNER, Stagecoach Highlands and others. Typically 26 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 31m
Layover time:
3h 4m
Total time:
9h 35m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
6h 41m
Journey distance:
280 miles
Services per week:
26
Cheapest price:
£53
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:32
Last service departs at:
19:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Sligachan train, bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Sligachan is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Sligachan is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Sligachan. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Sligachan, Hotel via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 50m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Sligachan is 147 miles. The road distance is 226.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Sligachan without a car is to train and bus which takes 7h 40m and costs £35 - £220.

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It takes approximately 7h 40m to get from Edinburgh to Sligachan, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Sligachan bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Sligachan is to bus via Inverness which takes 7h 50m and costs £40 - £70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £40 - £250 and takes 9h 5m.

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Edinburgh to Sligachan bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Sligachan, Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Sligachan is 227 miles. It takes approximately 4h 22m to drive from Edinburgh to Sligachan.

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  • Distance: 147 miles
  • Duration: 7h 40m

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Sligachan via Inverness, Bus Station and Sligachan, Hotel in around 7h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Sligachan via Inverness, Kyle of Lochalsh, Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway, and Sligachan, Hotel in around 9h 5m.

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 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £110
Train from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £50
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22 - £190
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £120
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£130 - £190
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Sligachan, Hotel
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Sligachan, Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£20 - £28
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Sligachan, Hotel
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Sligachan, Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
Scottish Citylink

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