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From Armadale to Portree

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From Armadale to Portree

I’m hoping to visit Skye for a couple of days in early to mid-September. My tentative plan is to take the West Highland Line from Glasgow to Mallaig, then the ferry to Armadale and then on to Portree. My problem is the last part: Armadale to Portree.

I have found a Stagecoach bus route map online that shows route 51 between Armadale and Portree. However, I cannot find the bus schedule for 51. So two questions.

First, does anyone have an idea about bus times leaving from Armadale to Portree. Second, if needed, is there a taxi service from Armadale to Portree and, if so, what is the approximate cost?


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1. Re: From Armadale to Portree


Have a look at TravelineScotland but there have been previous threads about poor transport limks on Skye.

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3. Re: From Armadale to Portree

I've just been planning a trip for a guest coming in April via the sleeper to Fort William. Due to cuts affecting many Skye bus services Armadale is now only served by a school bus i.e. early morning and late afternoon. So the itinerary looked like this:

Arr Fort William 09-55

Dep FW for Mallaig 12-48

Dep Mallaig sailing 15-20, Arr Armadale 15-50

Dep Armadale 152 bus 17-00, Arr Broadford 17-27

Dep Broadford 917 bus (Inverness-Portree) 19-40, Arr Portree 20-20

Our guests will be getting a taxi - sorry I do not have a costing though Kyle Taxis http://www.skyecarhire.co.uk/taxis.html will probably give a quotation.

I hope Rufus61 will persevere with plans to do the boat trip as it's the accepted "proper" way to start a Hebridean holiday.

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