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There are 4 ways to get from Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from Dyce to Inverness

£21 - £65

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Bus  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Kirkhill, Chapel of Stoneywood Road to Inverness, Marks and Spencer 10 / ...

Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness 98.4 miles

£14 - £22

Towncar  •  1h 59m

  1. Take a town car from Aberdeen Airport to Inverness 98.4 miles

£30 - £120

Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness by train

The train journey time between Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) and Inverness is around 2h 5m and covers a distance of around 101 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 58m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness train service departs from Dyce and arrives in Inverness. Typically 79 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 5m
Fastest train time:
1h 58m
Trains per week:
79
Cheapest price:
£21
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:26
Last train departs at:
22:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness train schedules

Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) → Inverness
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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kirkhill, Chapel of Stoneywood Road and arriving at Inverness, Marks and Spencer. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dyce and arriving at Inverness. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 3m.

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The distance between Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) and Inverness is 78 miles. The road distance is 98.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness without a car is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs £21 - £65.

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The train from Dyce to Inverness takes 2h 3m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness bus services, operated by Stagecoach Bluebird, depart from Kirkhill, Chapel of Stoneywood Road station.

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Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Dyce station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness is to train which takes 2h 3m and costs £21 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 78.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Aberdeen Airport (ABZ), Scotland and Inverness, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Dyce to Inverness every 3 hours. Tickets cost £21 - £65 and the journey takes 2h 3m. Alternatively, Stagecoach Bluebird operates a bus from Kirkhill, Chapel of Stoneywood Road to Inverness, Marks and Spencer every 3 hours, and the journey takes 3h 44m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dyce to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
Bus operators
Stagecoach Bluebird
Bus from Kirkhill, Chapel of Stoneywood Road to Inverness, Marks and Spencer
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Aberdeen Airport to Inverness
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness bus services, operated by Stagecoach Bluebird, arrive at Inverness, Marks and Spencer station.

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Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Inverness station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness is 98 miles. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) to Inverness.

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