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

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Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Calais-Fréthun to London St. Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Inverness (INV) LHR - INV

$160 - $514

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Bus  •  19 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Calais to London
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow M11 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10

$79 - $161

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Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Calais-Fréthun to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Inverness (INV) LGW - INV

$96 - $290

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Calais-Fréthun to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Inverness (INV) LTN - INV

$93 - $300

Train  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Calais-Fréthun to London St. Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness

$128 - $233

Bus, night train  •  18 h 36 min

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

$91 - $140

Eurotunnel, drive  •  10 h 48 min

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

$301 - $371

Car ferry, drive  •  12 h 1 min

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

$154 - $233

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The cheapest way to get from Calais to Inverness is to bus which costs 65€ - 140€ and takes 19 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calais to Inverness is to train and fly which costs 130€ - 450€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calais to Inverness station. However, there are services departing from Calais and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station via London Victoria Coach Station and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Calais to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Calais Ville and arriving at Inverness via Gare de Calais-Fréthun and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 8 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 train which takes 11 h 8 min and costs 110€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 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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Calais to Inverness train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Gare de Calais-Fréthun station.

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The best way to get from Calais to Inverness is to train which takes 11 h 8 min and costs 110€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 140€ and takes 19 h 23 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 1 min

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

You can take a train from Calais to Inverness via Calais-Fréthun, Gare de Calais-Fréthun, London St. Pancras International, and London Kings Cross in around 11 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calais to Inverness via London, London Victoria Coach Station, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 19 h 23 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
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 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Gare de Calais-Fréthun to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$40 - $90
Premier
$85 - $110
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
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
$203
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $100
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
Twice 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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Ferry operators

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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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Calais to Inverness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Inverness is 1 h behind Calais. It is currently 11:43 AM in Calais and 10:43 AM in Inverness.

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

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Loganair, British Airways and KLM offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Inverness Airport.

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There are 672+ hotels available in Inverness. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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