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There are 4 ways to get from Pitlochry to Dunkeld by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from Pitlochry to Dunkeld & Birnam

£1 - £50

3 alternative options

Line 27 bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Pitlochry, Newholme Avenue to Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel 27

£3 - £5

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pitlochry to Dunkeld 12.3 miles

£28 - £35

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Pitlochry to Dunkeld 12.3 miles

£1 - £3

Pitlochry to Dunkeld by train

The train journey time between Pitlochry and Dunkeld is around 12 min and covers a distance of around 13 miles. The fastest train normally takes 11 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service and LNER, the Pitlochry to Dunkeld train service departs from Pitlochry and arrives in Dunkeld & Birnam. Typically 60 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
12 min
Fastest train time:
11 min
Train distance:
13 miles
Trains per week:
60
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:26
Last train departs at:
22:11

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Pitlochry to Dunkeld train schedules

Pitlochry → Dunkeld
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The cheapest way to get from Pitlochry to Dunkeld is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pitlochry to Dunkeld is to train which costs £1 - £50 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pitlochry, Newholme Avenue and arriving at Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pitlochry and arriving at Dunkeld & Birnam. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Pitlochry and Dunkeld is 11 miles. The road distance is 12.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Pitlochry to Dunkeld without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs £1 - £50.

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The train from Pitlochry to Dunkeld & Birnam takes 12 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Pitlochry to Dunkeld bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Pitlochry, Newholme Avenue station.

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Pitlochry to Dunkeld train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Pitlochry station.

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The best way to get from Pitlochry to Dunkeld is to train which takes 12 min and costs £1 - £50. Alternatively, you can line 27 bus, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 29 min.

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  • Distance: 11 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Pitlochry, Scotland and Dunkeld, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Pitlochry to Dunkeld & Birnam every 4 hours. Tickets cost £3 - £9 and the journey takes 12 min. LNER also services this route once a week. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Pitlochry, Newholme Avenue to Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel once daily. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Pitlochry to Dunkeld & Birnam
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £9
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£6 - £9
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Pitlochry to Dunkeld & Birnam
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£1 - £50
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £50
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Pitlochry, Newholme Avenue to Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Pitlochry to Dunkeld
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
£28 - £35
SR Taxis
Phone
+44 1796 473 931
Website
srtaxis.co.uk
SEB Taxi Service
Phone
+44 7849 044 319
Website
pitlochrytaxis.co.uk
Highland Travel
Phone
+44 7971 540 282
Website
highland-travel.co.uk

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Pitlochry to Dunkeld bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Dunkeld, Royal Dunkeld Hotel station.

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Pitlochry to Dunkeld train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Dunkeld & Birnam station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pitlochry to Dunkeld is 12 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Pitlochry to Dunkeld.

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