There are 9 ways to get from Cambridge to Inverness by train, plane, bus or car

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

Train to London Luton, fly to Inverness  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Hitchin
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Inverness (INV) LTN - INV

$45 - $196

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Train to London Heathrow, fly to Inverness  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Inverness (INV) LHR - INV

$111 - $404

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Inverness  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Inverness (INV) LGW - INV

$71 - $214

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Inverness  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Inverness (INV) BHX - INV

$143 - $399

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Edinburgh (EDI) STN - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness

$78 - $220

Train  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness

$118 - $196

Bus, train  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely Railway Station 12
  2. Take the train from Ely to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
  4. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...

$195 - $310

Bus  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Inverness, Scotland National Express

$57 - $67

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Inverness 511.8 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Inverness is to bus which costs £40 - £55 and takes 14 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Inverness is to train and fly which costs £30 - £150 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Inverness is 406 miles. The road distance is 511.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Cambridge to Inverness, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Cambridge, Castle Street (Magdalene Street) and arriving at Inverness, Scotland via St Neots, Market Square (Stop D) and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Inverness via Peterborough and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 41 min.

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What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Inverness, Scotland?

You can take a train from Cambridge to Inverness via Peterborough and Edinburgh in around 9 h 41 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cambridge to Inverness once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 11 h 35 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Birmingham to Inverness via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Hitchin
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $35
Train from Sheffield to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Single
$100 - $170
Off-Peak Single
$110 - $170
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$50 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $140
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $90
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Single
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Cambridge
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Drummer St Bus Station to Ely Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Inverness, Scotland
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com

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