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

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Train  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Arrochar & Tarbet

£18 - £55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Buchanan Bus Station 900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Tarbet, Hotel car park 914 / ...

£15 - £22

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Tarbet, Hotel car park 914 / ...

£19 - £42

Night train  •  2h 29m

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

£39 - £43

Drive  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel 79.9 miles

£12 - £18

Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel by train and walk

The journey time between Edinburgh and Tarbet, Hotel is around 2h 12m and covers a distance of around 85 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 12m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 12m
Fastest journey time:
2h 12m
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
£18
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:08
Last service departs at:
08:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel train and walk schedules

Edinburgh → Tarbet, Hotel
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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel. However, there are services departing from West End, Shandwick Place and arriving at Tarbet, Hotel car park via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Arrochar & Tarbet. Services depart once a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 12m.

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It is 61 miles from Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel. It is approximately 79.9 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel without a car is to train which takes 2h 24m and costs £18 - £55.

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The train from Edinburgh to Arrochar & Tarbet takes 2h 12m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from West End, Shandwick Place station.

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Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel is to train which takes 2h 24m and costs £18 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £22 and takes 3h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel.
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  • Distance: 61.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 24m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Tarbet, Hotel, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Edinburgh to Arrochar & Tarbet once a week. Tickets cost £18 - £55 and the journey takes 2h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 2m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Arrochar & Tarbet
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
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
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 car park
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Tarbet, Hotel car park station.

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Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Arrochar & Tarbet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel is 80 miles. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Edinburgh to Tarbet, Hotel.

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