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There are 6 ways to get from Gairloch to Edinburgh by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  6h 19m

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

$30 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Dingwall, Royal Hotel  •  7h 19m

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

$29 - $68

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Bus  •  6h 34m

  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 M90 / ...

$30 - $45

Bus, night train  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Gairloch, The Sheiling to Inverness, Bus Station 700
  2. Take the night train from Inverness to Perth
  3. Take the bus from Perth, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street X56

$35 - $50

Drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Drive from Gairloch to Edinburgh 225.3 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, fly  •  7h 38m

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

$94 - $323

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The cheapest way to get from Gairloch to Edinburgh is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Gairloch to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 13m.

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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 via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 34m.

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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 and train which takes 6h 19m and costs £24 - £50.

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It takes approximately 6h 19m 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 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Gairloch to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 155.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 19m

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 6h 34m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Bristol
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via London Luton, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Inverness to Edinburgh via Birmingham, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
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
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Inverness to Perth
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Westerbus
Phone
01445 712255
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Gairloch, The Sheiling to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
traveline.info
Bus from Gairloch, The Sheiling to Dingwall, Royal Hotel
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
traveline.info
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
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Perth, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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