There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh to Tomintoul by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel M90 / ...

$41 - $51

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Train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aviemore

$41 - $63

2 alternative options

Night train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Aviemore

$42 - $54

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Tomintoul 128.1 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Tomintoul. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) and arriving at Tomintoul, The Square via Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel and Grantown-on-Spey, The Square (Bus Shelter). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Tomintoul is 91 miles. The road distance is 128.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Tomintoul without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Edinburgh to Tomintoul, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Tomintoul bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12).

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Tomintoul is to bus which takes 5 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 17 min.

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Edinburgh to Tomintoul bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Tomintoul is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to drive from Edinburgh to Tomintoul.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Tomintoul. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Tomintoul.
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  • Distance: 90.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Tomintoul hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Tomintoul 4 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 51 min. LNER also services this route once daily.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$194
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $40
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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