Duration 18h 55m
Distance 505.5 miles
Average price £260
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Crewe and Thurso takes 18h 55m and the fastest train takes 13h 9m. The train service runs several times per day from Crewe to Thurso. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Crewe
  2. Haymarket
  3. Inverness
  4. Thurso
12h 30m
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£143 - £592

Crewe to Thurso train times

Trains run twice daily between Crewe and Thurso. The earliest departure is at 09:10 in the morning, and the last departure from Crewe is at 19:12 which arrives into Thurso at 17:49. All services require a transfer, and take on average 18h 55m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Crewe to Thurso. However, there are services departing from Crewe and arriving at Thurso via Haymarket and Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 30m.

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The distance between Crewe and Thurso is 384 miles. The road distance is 505.5 miles.

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Crewe to Thurso train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Crewe station.

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Crewe to Thurso train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Thurso station.

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