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There are 3 ways to get from Staffin to Sligachan by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Staffin, Community Centre to Portree, Somerled Square 57C
  2. Take the bus from Portree, Somerled Square to Sligachan, Hotel 915 / ...

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Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Staffin to Sligachan 26.4 miles

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Staffin to Sligachan 26.4 miles

Staffin to Sligachan by bus and walk

The journey time between Staffin and Sligachan is around 3h 56m and covers a distance of around 26 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 6m. The fastest journey normally takes 56 min. Operated by Stagecoach Highlands, Scottish Citylink and A MacDonald, the Staffin to Sligachan service departs from Staffin, Community Centre and arrives in Sligachan. Typically 23 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
50 min
Layover time:
3h 6m
Total time:
3h 56m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
56 min
Journey distance:
26 miles
Services per week:
23
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:05
Last service departs at:
19:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Staffin to Sligachan bus and walk schedules

Staffin → Sligachan
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sligachan is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Staffin to Sligachan is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Staffin to Sligachan is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Staffin to Sligachan. However, there are services departing from Staffin, Community Centre and arriving at Sligachan, Hotel via Portree, Somerled Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 51m.

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The distance between Staffin and Sligachan is 24 miles. The road distance is 26.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Staffin to Sligachan without a car is to bus which takes 1h 51m and costs £4 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1h 51m to get from Staffin to Sligachan, including transfers.

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Staffin to Sligachan bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Staffin, Community Centre station.

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Staffin to Sligachan bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Sligachan, Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Staffin to Sligachan is 26 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Staffin to Sligachan.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Sligachan. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 23.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 51m

What companies run services between Staffin, Highland, Scotland and Sligachan, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Staffin to Sligachan via Portree, Somerled Square and Sligachan, Hotel in around 1h 51m.

Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Staffin, Community Centre to Portree, Somerled Square
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Portree, Somerled Square to Sligachan, Hotel
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Portree, Somerled Square to Sligachan, Hotel
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Scottish Citylink
A MacDonald
Phone
01470 592733
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Portree, Somerled Square to Sligachan, Hotel
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Schedules at
A MacDonald
Other operators
Taxi from Staffin to Sligachan
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Portree Taxi Service
Phone
+44 1478 612 444
Website
portreetaxis.co.uk
Lynx Taxis
Phone
+44 1478 611 909
Gus's Taxis
Phone
+44 1478 613 000
Website
skye-taxis.co.uk

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