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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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4 of us traveled on this scenic train journey.It is a very relaxing and enjoyable journey.We went... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2016
jenny t
Tain, United Kingdom
First time in nearly 50 years

The trip from Kyle to Inverness on board Scotrail train was scenic and enjoyable. Seeing places for... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2016
Portree, United Kingdom
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Station Yard, Kyle of Lochalsh IV40 8AQ, Scotland
+44 1599 534824
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

4 of us traveled on this scenic train journey.It is a very relaxing and enjoyable journey.We went in June but can imagine with a covering of snow it could look even more spectacular.We took a packed lunch with us although coffee, tea and snacks are...More

2  Thank jenny t
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

The trip from Kyle to Inverness on board Scotrail train was scenic and enjoyable. Seeing places for the first time, not remembering the journey from years ago. Very pleasant ticket conductor and attendant serving the refreshments. Mustn't forget the good train driver. Thank you Scot...More

1  Thank Skyedrummajor
Reviewed 15 May 2016

A delightful way to see parts of beautiful Scotland. The journey shows many facets of the differing countryside as you travel to Kyle. You must experience the stress free method of travel and enjoy the great views.

Thank JAA_MK
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Great way to cross the Highlands. Only problem is the connection with the bus to the Isle of Skye. The bus is scheduled to leave 3 minutes after the train arrives, which means the connection is not possible. The next bus is 3 hours later....More

1  Thank ABilotta
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We have travelled on this line several times in April and Octoberand it is always different with the different weather. It is always possible to see something new. In the autumn there are many herds of deer close to the line, the scenerey is great...More

Thank john_crystal
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

I got the train over from Inverness to do a tour of Skye, but the train journey itself was beautiful! Very mixed between forest, coastline and mountains.

1  Thank deladelaa
Reviewed 21 February 2016

This is a must do trip. We travelled in February and although there was varied weather during the journey, it was fantastic. It was a relaxing way to travel and we enjoyed the changing scenery throughout. Snow capped hills and beautiful lochs. We were also...More

2  Thank Karen T
Reviewed 9 December 2015

There are many claims for the ‘most scenic railway’ in the British Isles and arguably the mid-wales line or the Glasgow to Fort William, Oban and Mallaig lines all qualify. However, the Kyle of Lochalsh line is not just scenic, but is a journey of...More

12  Thank Neil D
Reviewed 5 December 2015

well although i am local person (muir of ord ) i like to do train journey every 4-6 weeks enjoys views a lot ..each one different to last one ... and staff on trains are the best friendly and helpfull oh coffee is good only...More

1  Thank norrie m
Reviewed 30 November 2015

For those of you who wish to take in the beauty of the highland landscape, to watch the highlands and lochs roll by without having to worry about the road or traffic... wel. I believe this is one of the best ways to see the...More

4  Thank Dream_harder
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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