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There are 3 ways to get from Elgol to Sligachan by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Elgol, Post Office to Broadford, Post Office 55 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Broadford, Post Office to Sligachan, Hotel 915 / ...

£5 - £12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Elgol to Sligachan 30.8 miles

£65 - £80

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Elgol to Sligachan 30.8 miles

£4 - £7

Elgol to Sligachan by bus and walk

The journey time between Elgol and Sligachan is around 2h 45m and covers a distance of around 31 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 24m. Operated by Stagecoach Highlands, A MacDonald and Scottish Citylink, the Elgol to Sligachan service departs from Elgol, Post Office and arrives in Sligachan. Typically 15 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 45m
Fastest journey time:
1h 24m
Journey distance:
31 miles
Services per week:
15
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:07
Last service departs at:
17:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Elgol to Sligachan bus and walk schedules

Elgol → Sligachan
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The cheapest way to get from Elgol to Sligachan is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Elgol to Sligachan is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Elgol to Sligachan. However, there are services departing from Elgol, Post Office and arriving at Sligachan, Hotel via Broadford, Post Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Elgol and Sligachan is 10 miles. The road distance is 30.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Elgol to Sligachan without a car is to bus which takes 2h 5m and costs £5 - £13.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Elgol to Sligachan, including transfers.

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Elgol to Sligachan bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Elgol, Post Office station.

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Elgol to Sligachan bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Sligachan, Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elgol to Sligachan is 31 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Elgol to Sligachan.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Sligachan. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 10.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

What companies run services between Elgol, Scotland and Sligachan, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Elgol to Sligachan via Broadford, Post Office and Sligachan, Hotel in around 2h 5m.

Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Elgol, Post Office to Broadford, Post Office
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Broadford, Post Office to Sligachan, Hotel
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
A MacDonald
Phone
01470 592733
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Elgol, Post Office to Broadford, Post Office
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Schedules at
A MacDonald
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broadford, Post Office to Sligachan, Hotel
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Elgol to Sligachan
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
£65 - £80
Portree Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1478 612 444
Website
portreetaxis.co.uk
Kyleakin Isle Of Skye Taxis
Phone
+44 1599 534452
Isle Drive
Phone
+44 7483 149 143
Website
isledriveskye.co.uk
Gus's Taxis
Phone
+44 1478 613 000
Website
skye-taxis.co.uk
A to B Taxi
Phone
+44 1471 820 162
Kyle Taxi Company
Phone
+44 1599 534 323
Website
lochalsh.net

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