From Edinburgh: Hogwarts Express and Scottish Highlands Tour

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Escape the city for a day and head to the Scottish Highlands. Follow in the footsteps of the world’s most famous wizard, Harry Potter, and hop aboard the Hogwarts Express on the Jacobite Steam Train.


  • Experience the excitement of riding along in the famous Jacobite Steam Train
  • Capture pictures of views of the village of Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands
  • Marvel at sweeping views of the Glenfinnan Viaduct on the West Highland Line
  • Get insider knowledge on the Scottish Highlands from your local guide
  • Travel through dramatic landscapes and the wilderness of Rannoch Moor


Discover Scotland’s connections to the Harry Potter films on a day trip in the Highlands. Ride from Edinburgh on a comfortable bus and transfer to the Hogwarts Express train for an unforgettable journey to Glen Coe through locations like Rannoch Moor. Depart the city by bus and journey north, passing the magnificent Forth Bridge, the Kingdom of Fife, and Perth. Admire the Glenfinnan Viaduct on a stunning drive up the West Coast. Next, you’ll travel across its iconic arches from Mallaig on the Jacobite Steam Train, also known as the Hogwarts Express. After experiencing one of the world’s most beautiful railway lines, head to Glen Coe. See the dramatic landscapes used as the backdrop for some much-loved scenes in the Harry Potter films. Continue through the vast wilderness of Rannoch Moor, listening to tales from Scotland’s past. Jump back on the bus to return to Edinburgh, arriving back at the city in the late evening.


1-way Jacobite steam train ticket (Mallaig to Fort William) Bus through the Highlands and back to Edinburgh Downloadable Audio Guides available

Important Information

  • This is first and foremost a bus tour, with a steam train element, with a one-way ticket from Mallaig to Fort William
  • This tour is an unlicensed and unauthorized tour of sites related to the Harry Potter franchise. This tour does not have any association with, connection to, sponsorship by, or endorsement of, the Harry Potter franchise nor the author J.K. Rowling
  • Please note that the Jacobite Steam Train service may be subject to alterations and cancellations at short notice, outwith our control

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