There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Tyndrum 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Tyndrum Lower

$30 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Tyndrum, Public Toilets 916 / ...

$23 - $33

3 alternative options

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, George Street (at 10 The Dome) to Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre X55
  2. Take the bus from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre to Tyndrum, Public Toilets 266

$29 - $30

Night train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Upper Tyndrum

$25 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Tyndrum 86.6 miles

$18 - $27

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Tyndrum once a week. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Edinburgh to Tyndrum via Buchanan Bus Station in around 3 h 59 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Tyndrum Lower
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Upper Tyndrum
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$205
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Tyndrum, Public Toilets
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, George Street (at 10 The Dome) to Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Dunfermline, Kingsgate Centre to Tyndrum, Public Toilets
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Edinburgh to Tyndrum?

The distance between Edinburgh and Tyndrum is 108 km. The road distance is 139 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Tyndrum?

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Tyndrum is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Tyndrum?

The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Tyndrum is to drive which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £13 - £20.

Is there a direct train between Edinburgh and Tyndrum?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Tyndrum Lower. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

Is there a direct bus between Edinburgh and Tyndrum?

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Tyndrum. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street (opp Boots) and arriving at Tyndrum, Public Toilets via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

How long does it take to get from Edinburgh to Tyndrum?

The train from Edinburgh to Tyndrum Lower takes 2 h 55 min including transfers and departs once a week.