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Kyle Line (Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh)

Station Yard, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8AQ, Scotland
+44 1599 534824
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Beautiful scenery all along this line. Highly recommend it to anyone with a spare day up in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Beauty of the west coast

Visited Kyle of Lochalsh by train from Inverness. The stunning scenery is beautiful which is worth... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Greater London, United Kingdom
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“train journey” (29 reviews)
“right hand side” (14 reviews)
“loch carron” (16 reviews)
Station Yard, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8AQ, Scotland
+44 1599 534824
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery all along this line. Highly recommend it to anyone with a spare day up in the Highlands. It’s approximately 2.5hours long between Inverness and Kyle of Lochalsh so take snacks!

Thank Mrs-McH15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Kyle of Lochalsh by train from Inverness. The stunning scenery is beautiful which is worth the long journey. On arrival at Kyle of Lochalsh I had hoped after a look around, we could catch a bus over to skye but the bus service is...More

Thank vivijay9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This train journey starts in Inverness , the capital of the Highlands region and travels for an hour and a half or around eighty miles, to the small town of Kyle of Lochalsh on the west coast, going from east to west, across Scotland. Not...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took the Kyle Line from Inverness to Kyle of Lochals on a sunny september day. The view was stunning. I would recomend sitting on the right side of the train (or the left side if you are taking the train from Kyle). There are...More

1  Thank Kira G
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We were blessed with superb weather, but in reality this line is wonderful in any weather and at any time of year. If you sit on the right side going towards Kyle the views are stupendous, and you get really close to the coast. If...More

1  Thank Gill128
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A glorious day out to enjoy the beauty of the highlands by train from Inverness to Kyle. It's a 2 and half hour trip each way and a wonderful day out to see so much beauty if the highland. You should book and reserve seats...More

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 3 August 2017

My wife and I travelled from Kyle of Lochalsh Station to Strathcarron Station by a normal service train. With a Twotogether rails it worked out at just £4.15 each for what must be one of the most scenic rail journeys in the world, along the...More

1  Thank FondGrandad
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We travelled this route in both directions. On the outward journey it was very busy due to two coach parties. However, staff were helpful and we were seated throughout. Quieter on return. Snack and drinks trolley available. The views along the stretch of Loch Carron...More

2  Thank Victoria059
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Gairloch and According to Scotrail web site there was only 0611 and 1208 to Inverness and returning 1433 and 1853 returning. We wanted to have a few hours in Inverness as well as enjoying the rail journey. The availability makes this impossible....More

2  Thank Allotmenteerconsumer
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The most lovely trip that met all my expectations. Wonderful scenery with mountains, streams, lakes, and lots of sheep grazing next to the railway. Totally absorbed.

1  Thank Ylva H
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4 April 2017|
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Response from Salmanthegodfather | Reviewed this property |
Doesn't matter you can sit anywhere you like .
22 March 2017|
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Response from SharpeWords | Reviewed this property |
Possibly at the height of the tourist season - say July and August - just to be sure that you'll get a seat.
Claudette J
5 July 2016|
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Response from Lupin K | Reviewed this property |
Hello, yes there is. Leaving from Inverness you should sit on the right hand side. Although our carriage was fairly empty, so I switched sides a few times. Don't forget about the rail strike though - at the moment there are... More