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There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Staffa by train, bus, ferry, night train or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, travel  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Oban
  2. Travel from Oban to Staffa

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Oban
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Coll Ferry Terminal Cm16

$49 - $62

6 alternative options

Bus, travel  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road 976
  3. Travel from Oban, Station Road to Staffa

Night train, bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Fort William
  2. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Drimnin, Slipway 507

Train to Glasgow, fly to Tiree  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Tiree (TRE) GLA - TRE

$69 - $528

Train to Glasgow, fly to Islay, travel  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Islay (ILY) GLA - ILY
  3. Travel from Islay to Staffa

Train to Oban, fly to Coll  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Oban
  2. Fly from Oban (OBN) to Coll (COL) OBN - COL

$60 - $243

Train to Glasgow, fly to Campbeltown, travel  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Campbeltown (CAL) GLA - CAL
  3. Travel from Campbeltown to Staffa

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Staffa is to train and ferry which costs £35 - £50 and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Staffa is to train and fly which costs £50 - £410 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Staffa is 126 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Staffa without a car is to train and travel which takes 5 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Edinburgh to Staffa, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Tiree Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Tiree Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Staffa. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Staffa.
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  • Distance: 126.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Staffa, Argyll and Bute, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Edinburgh to Staffa. However, you can take the train to Oban then take the travel to Staffa. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Buchanan Bus Station, take the bus to Oban, Station Road, then take the travel to Staffa.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Tiree
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from Glasgow to Islay
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $460
Flights from Glasgow to Campbeltown
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $240
Hebridean Air Services
Website
hebrideanair.co.uk
Flights from Oban to Coll
Ave. Duration
28 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18 - $190
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Fort William
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Drimnin, Slipway
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Ferry operators

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