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There are 2 ways to get from Mallaig to Poolewe by bus or car

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  1. Take the bus from Mallaig, Boatyard to Fort William Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 7 to Poolewe, Post Office

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  1. Drive from Mallaig to Poolewe

Mallaig to Poolewe by bus

The bus journey time between Mallaig and Poolewe is around 7h 34m and covers a distance of around 198 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 58m. Operated by Shiel Buses, Scottish Citylink, Stagecoach Highlands and others, the Mallaig to Poolewe bus service departs from Mallaig, Boatyard and arrives in Poolewe, Post Office. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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7h 34m Average Duration
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Mallaig → Poolewe
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The cheapest way to get from Mallaig to Poolewe is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Mallaig to Poolewe is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mallaig to Poolewe. However, there are services departing from Mallaig, Boatyard and arriving at Poolewe, Post Office via Fort William, Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station Stance 7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 34m.

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It is 53 miles from Mallaig to Poolewe. It is approximately 174.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Mallaig to Poolewe without a car is to bus which takes 7h 34m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 34m to get from Mallaig to Poolewe, including transfers.

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Mallaig to Poolewe bus services, operated by Shiel Buses, depart from Mallaig, Boatyard station.

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Mallaig to Poolewe bus services, operated by Westerbus, arrive at Poolewe, Post Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mallaig to Poolewe is 174 miles. It takes approximately 3h 24m to drive from Mallaig to Poolewe.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Poolewe. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 53.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 34m

What companies run services between Mallaig, Scotland and Poolewe, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Mallaig to Poolewe via Fort William Bus Station, Fort William, Bus Station, and Inverness, Bus Station Stance 7 in around 7h 34m.

Bus operators
Shiel Buses
Phone
01967 431 272
Email
info@shielbuses.co.uk
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Mallaig, Boatyard to Fort William Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Shiel Buses
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 Stance 2
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 Stance 1
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Westerbus
Phone
01445 712255
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 7 to Poolewe, Post Office
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
4 times a week
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Westerbus

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