There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Tomintoul by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel G90 / ...

$37 - $49

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Train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aviemore

$37 - $62

Drive  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Tomintoul 128.1 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Tomintoul is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Tomintoul is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 34 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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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Edinburgh to Tomintoul, including transfers.

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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 6 min.

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Tomintoul every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Tomintoul 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
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 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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