There are 8 ways to get from Calais to Inverness by car train, train, plane, bus, night train, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Eurotunnel, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Inverness (INV) LHR - INV

$325 - $635

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Inverness, Scotland National Express

$60 - $82

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Eurotunnel, train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  4. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Inverness (INV) LGW - INV

$261 - $411

Eurotunnel, train, train to London Luton, fly  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  4. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Inverness (INV) LTN - INV

$260 - $425

Eurotunnel, train  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Take the train from Folkestone Central to St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness

$296 - $356

Bus, night train  •  18 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to London Ouibus
  2. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness

$92 - $131

Eurotunnel, drive  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  2. Drive from Folkestone to Inverness

$303 - $373

Car ferry, drive  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  2. Drive from Dover to Inverness

$155 - $234

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calais to Inverness is to bus which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 19 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Inverness is to Eurotunnel and train and fly which costs 220€ - 370€ and takes 6 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Inverness, Scotland via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 45 min.

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The distance between Calais and Inverness is 826 km.

The best way to get from Calais to Inverness without a car is to Eurotunnel and train which takes 11 h 37 min and costs 250€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 min to get from Calais to Inverness, including transfers.

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Calais to Inverness bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Calais station.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Inverness Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Calais to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 516.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 min

What companies run services between Calais, France and Inverness, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Calais to Inverness via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 19 h 45 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Inverness
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$206
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $100
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Calais to London
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Inverness, Scotland
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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