There are 6 ways to get from Portree to Edinburgh by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) to Inverness, Bus Station 917
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) M90 / ...

$56 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus, train Caledonian Sleeper  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) to Fort William, Bus Station 915 / ...
  2. Take the train from Fort William to Edinburgh

$56 - $80

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) to Inverness, Bus Station 917
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh

$56 - $101

Bus via Fort William, Bus Station  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) to Fort William, Bus Station 915 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies) 242
  3. Take the bus from Perth, South Street (Bank Of Scotland) to Edinburgh, George Street (St Andrew Church) X56

$67 - $80

Bus, train via Kyle of Lochalsh  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) to Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway 917 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh

$58 - $114

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Portree to Edinburgh 236.9 miles

$50 - $75

What companies run services between Portree, Scotland and Edinburgh, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Portree to Edinburgh via Inverness, Bus Station in around 7 h 36 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$207
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12)
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) to Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Perth, South Street (Mountain Supplies)
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Perth, South Street (Bank Of Scotland) to Edinburgh, George Street (St Andrew Church)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Portree to Edinburgh?

The distance between Portree and Edinburgh is 245 km. The road distance is 379 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Portree to Edinburgh?

The cheapest way to get from Portree to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Portree to Edinburgh?

The quickest way to get from Portree to Edinburgh is to drive which takes 4 h 34 min and costs £35 - £55.

Is there a direct bus between Portree and Edinburgh?

No, there is no direct bus from Portree to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Portree, Somerled Square (War Memorial) and arriving at Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

How long does it take to get from Portree to Edinburgh?

It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Portree to Edinburgh, including transfers.