There are 5 ways to get from Gairloch to Edinburgh by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Gairloch, The Sheiling to Inverness, Bus Station 700
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) M90 / ...

$52 - $67

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Bus, train via Dingwall, Royal Hotel  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Gairloch, The Sheiling to Dingwall, Royal Hotel 711
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh

$47 - $88

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Gairloch, The Sheiling to Inverness, Bus Station 700
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh

$52 - $87

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Gairloch to Edinburgh 225.3 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, fly  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Gairloch, Melvaig Rd End to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Edinburgh (EDI) INV - EDI

$117 - $345

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Gairloch to Edinburgh station. However, there are services departing from Gairloch, The Sheiling and arriving at Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between Gairloch and Edinburgh is 155 miles. The road distance is 225.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Gairloch to Edinburgh without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Gairloch to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Gairloch to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Westerbus, depart from Gairloch, The Sheiling station.

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There is no direct flight from Inverness Airport to Edinburgh Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Gairloch to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12).

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Yes, the driving distance between Gairloch to Edinburgh is 225 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from Gairloch to Edinburgh.

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British Airways, KLM, Loganair and two other airlines offer flights from Inverness Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 2163+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gairloch to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 155.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

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

You can take a bus from Gairloch to Edinburgh via Inverness, Bus Station in around 5 h 58 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Birmingham, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Belfast City, Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 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 Inverness to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Westerbus
Phone
01445 712255
Bus from Gairloch, The Sheiling to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Gairloch, The Sheiling to Dingwall, Royal Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Gairloch, Melvaig Rd End to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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