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Edinburgh to isle of Skye

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Edinburgh to isle of Skye

hey everyone, I was wondering is there a direct way to isle of Skye from Edinburgh on water ? like a ferry or a boat. I am solo travelling there on 16th until the 23rd of June. if there is no way then what is the easiest/ fastest route.more time on ocean is great.

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1. Re: Edinburgh to isle of Skye

Well, I had a day on Skye while doing a British Isles cruise. But apart from that, no.

Are you willing to hire a car? Or will this be by public transport?

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2. Re: Edinburgh to isle of Skye

if there is a public trans then whats the ideal way to get to Skye from Edinburgh. also , hiring a car if there is no direct route from Edinburgh to Skye is not a bad idea. but should i rent it from Edinburgh ?

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3. Re: Edinburgh to isle of Skye

Scotrail will take you Edinburgh-Inverness-Kyle of Lochalsh.

Or Scottish Citylink bus Edinburgh-Glasgow-Portree.

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4. Re: Edinburgh to isle of Skye

"hey everyone, I was wondering is there a direct way to isle of Skye from Edinburgh on water ?"

No

Easiest - hire a car and drive

Fastest - hire a car and drive.

Ferry from Mallaig gives the most time on the water.

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5. Re: Edinburgh to isle of Skye

and i can take the hired car with me on furry ? prices? where to check exactly for online booking?

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6. Re: Edinburgh to isle of Skye

Yes you can

www.calmac.co.uk

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7. Re: Edinburgh to isle of Skye

You sound a bit naive about transport in Scotland, Have you already booked accommodation on Skye?

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