There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Tobermory by train, ferry or bus

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

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Oban
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal Cm11

$51 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus Scottish Citylink, ferry  •  8 h 24 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 Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 976 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

$40 - $57

2 alternative options

Train, ferry via Glasgow Queen Street  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
  3. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal

$51 - $68

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee, ferry  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3) 266
  2. Take the ferry from Oban Ferry Terminal to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal Cm11

$47 - $54

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Tobermory is to bus and ferry which costs £29 - £45 and takes 8 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Tobermory is to train and ferry which costs £35 - £50 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Tobermory is 120 miles.

It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Edinburgh to Tobermory, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Tobermory, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Edinburgh to Tobermory. However, you can take the train to Oban, take the walk to Oban Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Craignure, Ferry Terminal (Tourist Centre), then take the line 95 bus to Tobermory, Ledaig car park (Bus Shelter). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Edinburgh to Tobermory via Glasgow Queen Street, Oban, Oban Ferry Terminal, Craignure Mull Ferry Terminal, and Craignure, Ferry Terminal (Tourist Centre) in around 7 h 55 min.

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
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Oban
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
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
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Oban, Station Road (Bus Stance 3)
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators

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