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Kyle Line (Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh)

Kyle Line (Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh)
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Station Yard, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8AQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Now I couldn’t really find much in Bradshaw’s guide but I had another book from 30 years ago called Scotland by rail. It describes the Kyle of Lochalsh line as the must beautiful in Western Europe. It’s definitely up there but the line it’s self...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MusicMadDan
Reviewed 6 November 2018

It was quite cold to wait on the platform. If one is encumbered with big luggages there maybe a problem in finding a rack during busy times. The train conductor was very pleasant. I didn't have the proper change for a cup of tea but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wilfred L
Reviewed 29 October 2018

As long as you are not in a hurry. Beautiful views of the Scottish Countryside. Kyle of Lochalsh makes a great destination.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Martin D
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Scotland in nice weather shares some of the most beautiful scenery and the route from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh doesn't disappoint.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank doreenbainthomson72
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Most fantastic journey and great customer service from Scotrail team at Kyle station and also on 1208 from Kyle on 3rd Oct. thank you.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roger G
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

One of those great railway trips that you must do, the two and a half hour journey takes you through some of the greatest scenery of the Scottish Highlands. The single line track is so close to the landscape that branches brush the carriages. Our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ian C
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Travelled on the 8.55 from Inverness to Kyle on a Saturday morning at the end of September. I arrived at the train station 20 minutes early to get a good seat and there was already several tour groups boarding the train, many of the seats...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Neil C
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Took the train from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh on Saturday and had a great journey up despite it threatening to rain. The views were stunning and recommend you sit on the right had side to get the full benefit. Had a lovely time in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Waterlily24
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We drove to Dingwall.where got the train to the west of Scotland, with Shearings, another excursions. The train was on time and our seats reserved. Our journey took us to the Kyle of Lochalsh on Scotland's beautiful West Coast. A lovely day with endless beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maria M
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

If you ever want a train journey with the best scenery ever then do this one. Absolutely fantastic. Takes about 2 hours 30 minutes and it’s amazing

Date of experience: September 2018
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5 June 2018|
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Response from Pauline M | Reviewed this property |
Yes very much. Amazing views en route
7 May 2018|
Response from BigRon99 | Reviewed this property |
Tickets available from guard. Current fare £2.80
10 March 2018|
Response from Leah v | Reviewed this property |
You can essentially request a seat if you make a higher class reservation. That seat is not guaranteed, but is likely your seat reservation. It would be confirmed closer to the journey. Some rail journeys don't take... More