Duration 8h 4m
Distance 562 miles
Average price £50
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between London and Inverness takes 8h 4m. There is at least one train per day from London to Inverness. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 8h 4m

  1. London Kings Cross
  2. Inverness
8h 4m
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£45 - £65

London to Inverness train times

Trains run once daily between London King's Cross and Inverness. The service departs London King's Cross at 12:00 in the afternoon, which arrives into Inverness at 20:04. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 8h 4m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Inverness. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 4m.

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The distance between London and Inverness is 447 miles. The road distance is 562 miles.

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London to Inverness train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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London to Inverness train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Inverness station.

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There are 893+ hotels available in Inverness. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between London and Inverness?

LNER operates a train from London King's Cross to Inverness once daily. Tickets cost £45 - £65 and the journey takes 8h 4m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £18
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17

About Thameslink

Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17

Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22

Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Train from Dyce to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120

Ave. Duration
8h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£48 - £53

About Caledonian Sleeper

Night train from London Euston to Inverness
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£48 - £53
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£48 - £53
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£240 - £270
Sleeper Berth Classic
£190 - £250

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