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There are 3 ways to get from Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway to Portree, Somerled Square 917 / ...

£8 - £12

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Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree 35 miles

£70 - £90

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree 35 miles

£5 - £8

Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree by bus

The bus journey time between Kyle of Lochalsh and Portree is around 1h 1m and covers a distance of around 36 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 1m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, the Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree bus service departs from Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway and arrives in Portree, Somerled Square. Typically 35 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree bus schedules

Kyle of Lochalsh → Portree
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The cheapest way to get from Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway and arriving at Portree, Somerled Square. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 2m.

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It is 20 miles from Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree. It is approximately 35 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree without a car is to bus which takes 1h 2m and costs £8 - £12.

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The bus from Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway to Portree, Somerled Square takes 1h 2m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway station.

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Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Portree, Somerled Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree is 35 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Portree. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 20.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 2m

What companies run services between Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland and Portree, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway to Portree, Somerled Square 5 times a day. Tickets cost £8 - £12 and the journey takes 1h 2m.

Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway to Portree, Somerled Square
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Kyle of Lochalsh to Portree
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
£70 - £90
Kyle Taxi Company
Phone
+44 1599 534 323
Website
lochalsh.net

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