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Public Transport

Rail.  The only rail transport close to the Killin area is the West Highland Line from Glasgow Queen Street station.  At Crianlarich station (14 miles / 22 km from Killin) the line splits, with trains going to Oban through Tyndrum Lower station while the trains to Fort William and onwards to Mallaig (connecting with the boat to Armadale on Skye) pass through Tyndrum Upper station.  Between Crianlarich and Bridge of Orchy the railway line follows the long-distance West Highland Way walk so it is possible to walk the Crianlarich – Tyndrum – Bridge of Orchy sections of the West Highland Way and return to your starting point by train.

 

Bus.  There are more national bus services within the region in summer than in winter.  Summer services run from the beginning of the 4th week of May to the end of the 1st week of October.  Summer services passing through Killin include:

Citylink 913: Edinburgh – Stirling – Callander – Strathyre – Kingshouse – Lochearnhead – Killin – Crianlarich – Tyndrum – Glencoe - Fort William.

Citylink 973: Dundee – Perth – Crieff – Comrie – St Fillans – Lochearnhead – Killin – Crianlarich – Tyndrum – Oban.

Citylink 978: Edinburgh – Stirling – Callander – Strathyre – Kingshouse – Lochearnhead – Killin – Crianlarich – Tyndrum – Oban.

Other bus services pass through Crianlarich (14 miles / 22 km from Killin).

Citylink 914: Glasgow - Dumbarton – Loch Lomond - Crianlarich – Tyndrum – Glencoe - Fort William

Citylink 915: Glasgow – Glasgow Airport - Dumbarton – Loch Lomond - Crianlarich – Tyndrum – Glencoe - Fort William – Invergarry – Kyle of Lochalsh – Portree )Skye) – Uig Pier (for Outer Hebrides ferries).

Citylink 916: Glasgow – Dumbarton – Loch Lomond - Crianlarich – Tyndrum – Glencoe - Fort William – Invergarry – Kyle of Lochalsh – Portree )Skye) – Uig Pier (for Outer Hebrides ferries).

All of the above services halt at the Tyndrum interchange, where passengers can change from one service to another.

 

There is also a local bus service:

Kingshouse Travel C60: Callander – Strathyre – Kingshouse – Lochearnhead – Killin.

There are also some local services that are restricted to certain days e.g. school buses on school days.  To search for a specific journey on a specific day, use the Traveline Scotland Journey Planner.

 

Ring of Breadalbane Explorer Bus

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Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, the Ring of Breadalbane Explorer lets you experience the rich culture, heritage and landscape of highland Perthshire and Stirling, taking in some of Scotland's major attractions.

Visit the Scottish Crannog Centre, the Famous Grouse Experience, Auchingarrich Wildlife Park, Highland Safaris, Dewar's World of Whisky and The Watermill, Aberfeldy, all the time passing through great mountain scenery.  You can read more about the many places of interest on the tour here.    Go on the virtual tour now! from 17th July until 16th September 2012 you can explore Breadalbane on a brand new hop-on hop-off tourist bus service.


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