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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.

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Bus via Inverness, Bus Station  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Portree, Somerled Square to Inverness, Bus Station 917
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station M90 / ...

$53 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus, train Caledonian Sleeper  •  9 h 18 min

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

$52 - $78

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 49 min

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

$54 - $99

Bus  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Portree, Somerled Square to Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park 915 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park to Dunfermline, Old Fire Station 266

Bus, train via Kyle of Lochalsh  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Portree, Somerled Square 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

$55 - $102

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Portree to Edinburgh 236.9 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Portree to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portree to Edinburgh is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portree to Edinburgh station. However, there are services departing from Portree, Somerled Square and arriving at Edinburgh, Bus Station via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 min.

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The distance between Portree and Edinburgh is 153 miles. The road distance is 236.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Portree to Edinburgh without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 41 min and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 7 h 41 min to get from Portree to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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Portree to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Portree, Somerled Square station.

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Portree to Edinburgh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Edinburgh, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portree to Edinburgh is 237 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to drive from Portree to Edinburgh.

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There are 2274+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portree to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 153.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 41 min

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 41 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 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $29
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Fort William to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$28 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Portree, Somerled Square to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Portree, Somerled Square to Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Portree, Somerled Square to Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Portree, Somerled Square to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Tyndrum, Pine Trees Leisure Park to Dunfermline, Old Fire Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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