The Jacobite Steam Train will start operating from 16 April 2024.

Tours departing from 15 April 2024 onwards will include the train journey. 


Edinburgh, Skye and Jacobite Steam Train Experience - 5 day tour

Tour Summary

Edinburgh, Skye and Jacobite Steam Train
5 day/4 night

Speed to Edinburgh by express train, then see the city sights by hop-on, hop-off tour and visit the mighty castle. The next day enjoy more time in Edinburgh before taking a scenic train journey through the beautiful Scottish Highlands. Based in Inverness, enjoy a full-day excursion to the scenic Isle of Skye and fairytale Eilean Donan castle. Undoubtedly the highlight is a memorable trip on the West Highland Railway Line aboard the Jacobite Steam Train, the real Hogwarts Express. Return directly to London by high-speed train.   

Express Train - enjoy a comfortable journey with reserved seats between London and Edinburgh

Edinburgh - get the best views and visit mighty Edinburgh Castle on a hop-on, hop-off tour

Inverness - unwind with a relaxing three-night stay in the Highland Capital

Isle of Skye - see the weird landscapes of Trotternish, visit the delightful port town of Portree and marvel at the towering Cuillin mountain range   

Jacobite Steam Train - all aboard for a scenic trip on the real Hogwarts Express

Movie locations - Harry Potter, Highlander and Fast and Furious

Hotel accommodation included

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Full Tour Itinerary

Frequently Asked Questions



  • 4 nights hotel accommodation
  • Location: Edinburgh (1) and Inverness (3)


  • Scottish/Continental breakfast (4)

Visits, Admissions and Experiences

  • Hop-on, Hop-off tour of Edinburgh
  • Admission to Edinburgh Castle
  • Full day excursion to the Isle of Skye with a local driver/guide
  • Full day excursion to Mallaig and the Road to the Isles with a local driver/guide
  • One-way Jacobite Steam Train trip with reserved seats on the West Highland Railway Line

 Tour Essentials

  • Standard class train tickets from London to Edinburgh, Edinburgh to Inverness and Inverness to London
  • Seat reservations on all train journeys where available
  • Customised tour itinerary & Official Edinburgh and Inverness guides
  • Service charges and taxes


  • Admission charges unless stated above
  • Meals, snacks or items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to your driver/guide

Departure information

From Kings Cross Railway Station
Euston Road
London N1 9AL

Check-in: 06:30 hrs
Tour Departs: 07:00 hrs
Tour Returns: 15:49 hrs

Child details

Child discount applies to children aged 5 to 15 years inclusive.

We’re sorry but children aged under 5 years cannot travel on this tour.

Photo-ID may be requested to confirm discount entitlement. 

Price Notes

IMPORTANT: Once booked this tour cannot be changed or cancelled

The price of this tour includes hotel accommodation with en-suite bathroom.

Train Times
The times shown above are for guidance only. The train times for your journey will be shown on your tickets and itinerary.

Tour documentation, including service vouchers and tickets, is electronic. A smart device with an IOS or Android operating system is required.

Admission Prices
To give you maximum flexibility, admission fees are not included in the cost of this tour (except Edinburgh Castle). 

Please see the FAQ section for more information on this tour.

Product code 
RT 02960

Tour route map

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