There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Tarbet by train, bus, night train or car

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  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Arrochar & Tarbet

$25 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 13 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 Tarbet, Hotel 926 / ...

$17 - $25

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Tarbet, Hotel 926 / ...

$24 - $31

Night train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Arrochar & Tarbet

$21 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Tarbet 80.3 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Tarbet is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Tarbet is to drive which costs £13 - £19 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Tarbet is 61 miles. The road distance is 80.3 miles.

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The train from Edinburgh to Arrochar & Tarbet takes 2 h 14 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Tarbet. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (west) (opp Boots) and arriving at Tarbet, Hotel via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Arrochar & Tarbet. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Tarbet once a week. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Tarbet via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3 h 13 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Arrochar & Tarbet
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
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
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Arrochar & Tarbet
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$21 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Tarbet, Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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