Ballachulish travel guide

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You're Going to Love Ballachulish

With a population of 650, Ballachulish is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom.

When to visit Ballachulish

Ballachulish in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Ballachulish in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Ballachulish


Although Ballachulish doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Glasgow Airport (GLA), which is located 99 km from Ballachulish.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Ballachulish, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Ballachulish to Edinburgh takes 0h 42m and costs around $31 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $78 for a 4h 30m trip.


Another option to get to Ballachulish is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 144 km from Ballachulish. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Alamo, among others, in Edinburgh.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Ballachulish, including Megabus, FlixBus and National Express. From Edinburgh, the bus ride to Ballachulish takes 97 km and will cost you around $13. From Aberdeen, the ticket costs about $17 for a journey of 338 km.

Airports near Ballachulish

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British Airways
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Where to stay in Ballachulish

From 5-star hotels such as the Glencoe House to great affordable options like the Isles Of Glencoe Hotel, Ballachulish offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $390 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $741 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Ballachulish

Hiring a car in Ballachulish

Expect to pay $2.95 per litre in Ballachulish (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $35.39 and $47.19.