We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Edinburgh to isle of Skye

8 posts
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.

7 replies to this topic
Dingle, Ireland
Destination Expert
for Dingle
Level Contributor
16,309 posts
21 reviews
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?

8 posts
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 ?

Glasgow
Level Contributor
4,181 posts
13 reviews
3. Re: Edinburgh to isle of Skye

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

Or Scottish Citylink bus Edinburgh-Glasgow-Portree.

United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4,048 posts
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.

8 posts
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?

United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4,048 posts
6. Re: Edinburgh to isle of Skye

Yes you can

www.calmac.co.uk

Edinburgh, United...
Destination Expert
for Oban
Level Contributor
3,321 posts
63 reviews
7. Re: Edinburgh to isle of Skye

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

Reply to: Edinburgh to isle of Skye
Get notified by e-mail when a reply is posted