There are 7 ways to get from York to Ullapool by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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

Train Virgin Trains East Coast, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from York to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...

$79 - $115

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from York to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...

$64 - $95

5 alternative options

Train, bus via Edinburgh  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from York to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...

$83 - $226

Train, night train, bus  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from York to Thornaby
  2. Take the train from Thornaby to Newcastle
  3. Take the night train from Newcastle to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School (Ullapool High School) 61

$102 - $143

Drive  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Drive from York to Ullapool 425.4 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Manchester, fly to Inverness, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from York to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Inverness (INV) MAN - INV
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal

$118 - $304

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Aberdeen, train, bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from York to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LBA - ABZ
  3. Take the train from Dyce to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal

$136 - $422

What companies run services between York, England and Ullapool, Scotland?

You can take a bus from York to Ullapool via Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12), Inverness, Bus Station, and Inverness, Marks and Spencer in around 12 h 21 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from York to Inverness
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$60 - $95
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from York to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $95
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from York to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$90 - $140
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $140
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Dyce to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Thornaby
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Train from York to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Newcastle to Inverness
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$211
Sleeper Seat
$45 - $70
Bus operators
D + E Coaches
Phone
01463 222 444
Email
info@decoaches.co.uk
Website
decoaches.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School (Ullapool High School)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from York to Ullapool?

The distance between York and Ullapool is 506 km. The road distance is 681 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from York to Ullapool?

The cheapest way to get from York to Ullapool is to bus which costs £45 - £70 and takes 12 h 21 min.

What is the fastest way to get from York to Ullapool?

The quickest way to get from York to Ullapool is to train and fly and bus which takes 6 h 50 min and costs £80 - £220.

Is there a direct bus between York and Ullapool?

No, there is no direct bus from York to Ullapool. However, there are services departing from York and arriving at Ullapool, Ferry Terminal via Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) and Inverness, Marks and Spencer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 21 min.

How long does it take to get from York to Ullapool?

It takes approximately 8 h 35 min to get from York to Ullapool, including transfers.