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There are 4 ways to get from Island of Skye to Beauly by bus or car

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station

Bus, line 28 bus

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Nevis Bank Lane to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Beauly, The Square

Bus, line 28 bus via Fort William, Bus Station

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
  2. Take the line 28 bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Beauly, The Square

Drive

  1. Drive from Fort William to Beauly

Island of Skye to Beauly by bus and train

The journey time between Island of Skye and Beauly is around 2h 59m and covers a distance of around 76 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 39 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 25m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, Stagecoach Highlands and First ScotRail Service, the Island of Skye to Beauly service departs from Fort William, Bus Station and arrives in Beauly. Typically 35 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 19m
Layover time:
39 min
Total time:
2h 59m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 25m
Journey distance:
76 miles
Services per week:
35
Cheapest price:
£16
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:40
Last service departs at:
17:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Island of Skye to Beauly bus and train schedules

Island of Skye → Beauly
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Beauly is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Beauly is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Island of Skye to Beauly is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Island of Skye to Beauly is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Island of Skye to Beauly. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Nevis Bank Lane and arriving at Beauly, The Square via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 34m.

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The distance between Island of Skye and Beauly is 68 miles. The road distance is 64.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Island of Skye to Beauly without a car is to bus which takes 3h 19m and costs £13 - £26.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Island of Skye to Beauly, including transfers.

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Island of Skye to Beauly bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Fort William, Nevis Bank Lane station.

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Island of Skye to Beauly bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Beauly, The Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Island of Skye to Beauly is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 20m to drive from Island of Skye to Beauly.

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  • Distance: 68.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Island of Skye, Scotland and Beauly, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost £13 - £19 and the journey takes 2h 5m. Stagecoach Highlands also services this route twice daily.

Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Fort William, Nevis Bank Lane to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Beauly, The Square
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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