There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Tarbert by train, car, bus or plane

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Train, drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay
  3. Drive from Wemyss Bay to Tarbert

$50 - $69

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Bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Tarbert, Bus Terminal (Health Centre) 926

$29 - $41

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Train, bus via Glasgow Queen Street  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Tarbert, Bus Terminal (Health Centre) 926

$36 - $47

Train, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Anniesland
  2. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive) to Tarbert, Bus Terminal (Health Centre) 926

$35 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Tarbert 141.8 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly, bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Campbeltown (CAL) GLA - CAL
  3. Take the bus from Kilchenzie, Wellpark Cottages to Tarbert, Bus Terminal (Health Centre)

$81 - $179

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Tarbert is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Tarbert is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Tarbert. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Tarbert, Bus Terminal (Health Centre) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Tarbert is 87 miles. The road distance is 141.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Tarbert without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 51 min and costs £27 - £40.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Edinburgh to Tarbert, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Tarbert bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) station.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Campbeltown Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Edinburgh to Tarbert bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Tarbert, Bus Terminal (Health Centre) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Tarbert is 142 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Edinburgh to Tarbert.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Tarbert.
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  • Distance: 86.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Tarbert via Buchanan Bus Station in around 5 h 16 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Campbeltown
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $240
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Train from Edinburgh to Anniesland
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Tarbert, Bus Terminal (Health Centre)
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Anniesland Cross (Ancaster Drive) to Tarbert, Bus Terminal (Health Centre)
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Kilchenzie, Wellpark Cottages to Tarbert, Bus Terminal (Health Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
West Coast Motors
Phone
01586 552319
Email
enquiries@westcoastmotors.co.uk
Website
westcoastmotors.co.uk
Bus from Kilchenzie, Wellpark Cottages to Tarbert, Bus Terminal (Health Centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
westcoastmotors.co.uk

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Campbeltown Airport.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Tarbert. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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