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There are 4 ways to get from Lairg to Dunrobin Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lairg to Dunrobin Castle

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Line 62 bus

  1. Take the line 62 bus from Lairg, Post Office to Golspie, Bank of Scotland

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Lairg to Dunrobin Castle

Drive

  1. Drive from Lairg to Dunrobin Castle

Lairg to Dunrobin Castle by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Lairg and Dunrobin Castle is around 1h 58m and covers a distance of around 21 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 28m. The fastest journey normally takes 36 min. Operated by Stagecoach Highlands, The Durness Bus and First ScotRail Service, the Lairg to Dunrobin Castle service departs from Lairg, Football Ground and arrives in Dunrobin Castle. Typically 16 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
30 min
Layover time:
1h 28m
Total time:
1h 58m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
36 min
Journey distance:
21 miles
Services per week:
16
Cheapest price:
£5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:45
Last service departs at:
14:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lairg to Dunrobin Castle bus, train and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Lairg to Dunrobin Castle is to drive, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lairg to Dunrobin Castle is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lairg to Dunrobin Castle station. However, there are services departing from Lairg, Post Office and arriving at Golspie, Dunrobin Station via Golspie, Bank of Scotland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 45m.

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The distance between Lairg and Dunrobin Castle is 17 miles. The road distance is 20.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Lairg to Dunrobin Castle without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £5 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Lairg to Dunrobin Castle, including transfers.

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Lairg to Dunrobin Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Lairg, Post Office station.

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The best way to get from Lairg to Dunrobin Castle is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £5 - £14. Alternatively, you can line 62 bus, which costs £4 - £8 and takes 1h 45m.

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Lairg to Dunrobin Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Golspie, Bank of Scotland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lairg to Dunrobin Castle is 20 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Lairg to Dunrobin Castle.

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  • Distance: 17.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Lairg to Dunrobin Castle 3 times a day. Tickets cost £4 - £12 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Highlands operates a bus from Lairg, Post Office to Golspie, Bank of Scotland 4 times a day. Tickets cost £3 - £6 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Lairg to Dunrobin Castle
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £12
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £12
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lairg, Post Office to Golspie, Bank of Scotland
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Other operators
Taxi from Lairg to Dunrobin Castle
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Northern Sights Taxi & Private Hire
Phone
+44 1549 402 399
Website
northern-sights.co.uk
Munro's Private Hire
Phone
+44 1549 402 262
Website
munrosprivatehire.co.uk

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