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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Ullapool by train, bus, night train, car, plane or ferry

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Train, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School 61

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Fly, ferry  •  7 h 27 min

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

$94 - $330

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Bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School 61

Night train, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School 61

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Ullapool 211.9 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Ullapool is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Ullapool is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh station to Ullapool. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arriving at Ullapool, High School via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 7 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Ullapool is 154 miles. The road distance is 211.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Ullapool without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Edinburgh to Ullapool, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Ullapool bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Stornoway Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Edinburgh to Ullapool bus services, operated by D + E Coaches, arrive at Ullapool, High School station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Ullapool is 212 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to drive from Edinburgh to Ullapool.

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  • Distance: 154.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

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 6 h 7 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $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
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$193
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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Loganair offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Stornoway Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Ullapool. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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