There are 7 ways to get from Edinburgh to Ullapool by bus, train, car, plane or ferry

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

Bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Inverness, Bus Station M90
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School (Ullapool High School) 61

$52 - $64

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...

$46 - $81

5 alternative options

Bus via Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12)  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...

$47 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Ullapool 211.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Edinburgh to Inverness, bus  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Inverness (INV) EDI - INV
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal

$107 - $341

Fly Edinburgh to Stornoway, ferry  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Stornoway (SYY) EDI - SYY
  2. Take the ferry from Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal to Ullapool Ferry Terminal

$99 - $334

Train to Glasgow, fly to Stornoway, ferry  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Stornoway (SYY) GLA - SYY
  3. Take the ferry from Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal to Ullapool Ferry Terminal

$118 - $305

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Ullapool is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Ullapool is to drive which takes 3 h 57 min and costs £30 - £50.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Ullapool is 247 km. The road distance is 339 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Edinburgh to Ullapool, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Ullapool. However, there are services departing from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) and arriving at Ullapool, High School (Ullapool High School) via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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

You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Ullapool via Inverness, Bus Station in around 5 h 49 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Norwich, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Edinburgh to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway via Benbecula
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Jersey
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
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
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street (after Queensferry Street Lane) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
D + E Coaches
Phone
01463 222 444
Email
info@decoaches.co.uk
Website
decoaches.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School (Ullapool High School)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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