There are 12 ways to get from Cheltenham to Durness by train, plane, bus, night train 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.

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Train to Bristol, fly to Inverness, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Inverness (INV) BRS - INV
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office

$127 - $360

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Bus  •  17 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Perth, Scotland
  3. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office 805

$97 - $118

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Train to Birmingham, fly to Inverness, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Inverness (INV) BHX - INV
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office

$138 - $398

Train to Manchester, fly to Inverness, bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Inverness (INV) MAN - INV
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office

$174 - $375

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Inverness, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
  2. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Inverness (INV) LHR - INV
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office

$212 - $572

Train to Birmingham, fly to Aberdeen, train, bus  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BHX - ABZ
  3. Take the train from Dyce to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office

$157 - $329

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Inverness, bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester
  3. Take the train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
  4. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Inverness (INV) LTN - INV
  5. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office

$175 - $376

Train, bus via Wolverhampton  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Haymarket
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office 805

$269 - $409

Train, bus  •  14 h

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office 805

$215 - $321

Train, bus via Ardgay, Station (rail station)  •  15 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Haymarket
  3. Take the train from Haymarket to Inverness
  4. Take the train from Inverness to Ardgay
  5. Take the bus from Ardgay, Station (rail station) to Durness, Post Office 806 / ...

$273 - $418

Bus, train, night train  •  18 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance) 33
  2. Take the train from Hereford to Crewe
  3. Take the night train from Crewe to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office 805

$127 - $179

Drive  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Durness 596 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Durness. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Durness, Post Office via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Perth, Bus Station, Broxden, Park and Ride and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 36 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Durness is 475 miles. The road distance is 596 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Durness without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Cheltenham to Durness, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Durness bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Inverness Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Cheltenham to Durness bus services, operated by The Durness Bus, arrive at Durness, Post Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Durness is 596 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 7 min to drive from Cheltenham to Durness.

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easyJet offers flights from Bristol Airport to Inverness Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Durness. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Durness.
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  • Distance: 475.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Durness, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Cheltenham to Durness via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Perth, Scotland, Perth, Bus Station, Broxden, Park and Ride, and Inverness, Bus Station in around 17 h 36 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
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 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$29 - $45
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$85 - $130
Anytime Single
$140 - $220
Off-Peak Single
$160 - $240
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $45
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dyce to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Haymarket to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $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
Train from Inverness to Ardgay
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $20
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Virgin West Coast Trains
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $85
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 - $85
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Crewe to Inverness
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$199
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $80
Bus operators
The Durness Bus
Phone
01971 511 223
Email
info@thedurnessbus.com
Website
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Ardgay, Station (rail station) to Durness, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.com
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 Cheltenham to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Perth, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester, Bus Station to Hereford, Railway Station (Railway Station entrance)
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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