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There are 7 ways to get from Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

Train via Perth

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

Drive

  1. Drive from Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle

Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Inverness (INV)
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle by bus and walk

The journey time between Kilmarnock and Dunrobin Castle is around 6h 56m and covers a distance of around 288 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 17m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 38m. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, Megabus UK, Scottish Citylink and others, the Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle service departs from Kilmarnock, Bus Station and arrives in Dunrobin Castle. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 39m
Layover time:
1h 17m
Total time:
6h 56m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 38m
Journey distance:
288 miles
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
£27
Carbon emissions:
57 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:45
Last service departs at:
12:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle bus and walk schedules

Kilmarnock → Dunrobin Castle
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dunrobin Castle is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Dunrobin Castle is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilmarnock station to Dunrobin Castle station. However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock, Bus Station and arriving at Golspie, Dunrobin Station via Glasgow and Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle. However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock and arriving at Dunrobin Castle via Glasgow Queen Street and Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 38m.

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It is 166 miles from Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle. It is approximately 234.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle without a car is to bus which takes 7h 51m and costs £26 - £75.

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It takes approximately 7h 51m to get from Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle, including transfers.

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Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Glasgow station.

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Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle is to bus which takes 7h 51m and costs £26 - £75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £55 - £190 and takes 8h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle.
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  • Distance: 166.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 51m

What companies run services between Kilmarnock, Scotland and Dunrobin Castle, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle via Glasgow, Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2, and Golspie, Dunrobin Station in around 7h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street, Inverness, and Dunrobin Castle in around 8h 38m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £370
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £340
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £370
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £340
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
Train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £110
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 3
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Inverness Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 30m and has one stopover.

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Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Golspie, Dunrobin Station.

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Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Dunrobin Castle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle is 234 miles. It takes approximately 4h 24m to drive from Kilmarnock to Dunrobin Castle.

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British Airways, Loganair and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Inverness Airport.

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