How do I get from Edinburgh to Portree?

How do I get from Edinburgh to Portree?

Bus, train via Glenelg

  1. Take the bus from Portree, Somerled Square to Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway.
  2. Take the train from Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness.
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh.

Is there a train from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye?

There are no direct buses or trains to get to Skye from Edinburgh. The best way to get to Skye from Edinburgh is to take a train or a bus to Inverness or Glasgow and then take the bus or train.

Can you get the train to Skye from Glasgow?

There is not a railway on Skye. There are two train stations on the mainland that are very close and connect to local bus routes. Glasgow to Mallaig – then the Ferry to Skye. Inverness to Kyle – then a Bus on to the Island.

How long is the train ride from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye?

6 h 16 min
Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Isle of Skye

Distance 151 miles (243 km)
Average train duration 6 h 16 min
Average train ticket price $111 (€97)
Direct train Yes
Train companies Scotrail

Is Isle of Skye worth visiting?

Skye is beautiful – there is no denying – and it’s definitely worth a visit. However, I’m advocating to make informed travel choices when you decide where to go on Skye. So, blindly following the crowd to the Isle of Skye, just because everyone else is going there, might not be the best thing to do.

Do you need a car in Isle of Skye?

Perhaps the best option to visit the Isle of Skye without a car is to take a Skye scenic tour. Not only does it provide transportation to and from the island, but it also takes you to many parts of the island. Ample time is provided at each destination for relaxed sightseeing before moving on to the next attraction.

How long is the train journey from Glasgow to the Isle of Skye?

5 h 44 min
Overview: Train from Glasgow to Isle of Skye

Distance 128 miles (206 km)
Average train duration 5 h 44 min
Average train ticket price $121 (€106)
Direct train Yes
Train providers Scotrail

Do you need a car on Isle of Skye?

Was Game of Thrones filmed in Skye?

Rubha an Dùnain, an uninhabited peninsula on the isle of Skye. Game of Thrones has filmed in Scotland once before, for the pilot episode, when the Castle of Doune stood in for Winterfell.

How to get from Portree to Glasgow?

The cheapest way to get from Portree to Glasgow is to drive which costs £30 – £50 and takes 4h 22m. What is the fastest way to get from Portree to Glasgow? The quickest way to get from Portree to Glasgow is to drive which costs £30 – £50 and takes 4h 22m. Is there a direct bus between Portree and Glasgow?

Is there a bus from Portree to Edinburgh?

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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m. How far is it from Portree to Edinburgh? The distance between Portree and Edinburgh is 153 miles.

How long is the train ride from Edinburgh to Glasgow?

The fastest trains from Edinburgh to Glasgow take around 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 67 kilometres. On weekdays, the first train leaving Edinburgh is scheduled to depart at around 05:52.

How do I get to Buchanan bus station from Portree?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Portree, Somerled Square to Buchanan Bus Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost £35 – £55 and the journey takes 6h 56m.