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Duration 7h 48m
Distance 235.9 miles
Average price £141
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Inverness and Gretna Green takes 7h 48m and the fastest train takes 5h 49m. The train service runs several times per day from Inverness to Gretna Green. 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. Inverness
  2. Haymarket
  3. Gretna Green
6h 30m
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£55 - £326

Inverness to Gretna Green train times

Trains run five times a day between Inverness and Gretna Green. The service departs Inverness at 18:52 in the evening, which arrives into Gretna Green at 08:18. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 48m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Inverness to Gretna Green. However, there are services departing from Inverness and arriving at Gretna Green via Haymarket and Carlisle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Inverness and Gretna Green is 178 miles. The road distance is 235.9 miles.

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Inverness to Gretna Green train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Inverness station.

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Inverness to Gretna Green train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Carlisle station.

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