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

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Train, bus  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Pitlochry
  2. Take the bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent 226

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Bus via Pitlochry  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent 226

Train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Spean Bridge

Bus  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 913

Night train  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Spean Bridge

Drive  •  2h 36m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Spean Bridge 136.9 miles

Edinburgh to Spean Bridge by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh and Spean Bridge is around 4h 51m and covers a distance of around 154 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 16 min. The fastest train normally takes 4h 48m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
4h 34m
Layover time:
16 min
Total time:
4h 51m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 48m
Train distance:
154 miles
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
£33
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:03
Last train departs at:
17:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Spean Bridge train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Spean Bridge is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Spean Bridge is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Spean Bridge. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent via Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 22m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Spean Bridge. This train operates Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4h 48m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Spean Bridge is 93 miles. The road distance is 136.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Spean Bridge without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 12m and costs £21 - £130.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Edinburgh to Spean Bridge, including transfers.

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

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Edinburgh to Spean Bridge train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Spean Bridge is to bus via Pitlochry which takes 4h 22m and costs £24 - £35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £100 and takes 5h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Spean Bridge.
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  • Distance: 93.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Spean Bridge, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Spean Bridge via Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel in around 4h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Spean Bridge via Glasgow Queen Street in around 5h 20m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Spean Bridge
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£22 - £70
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Pitlochry
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£11 - £120
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £120
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Edinburgh to Spean Bridge bus services, operated by Fishers Tours of Dundee, arrive at Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent station.

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Edinburgh to Spean Bridge train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Spean Bridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Spean Bridge is 137 miles. It takes approximately 2h 36m to drive from Edinburgh to Spean Bridge.

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