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There are 13 ways to get from Cheltenham to Durness by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Bristol, fly to Inverness, bus  •  8h 2m

  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

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Train to Birmingham, fly to Inverness, bus  •  8h 15m

  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

Train to Manchester, fly to Inverness, bus  •  9h 29m

  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

Train to Birmingham, fly to Edinburgh, train, bus  •  11h 33m

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

Train to Birmingham, fly to Aberdeen, train, bus  •  10h 53m

  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

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Inverness, bus  •  11h 2m

  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

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Inverness, bus  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  4. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Inverness (INV) LGW - INV
  5. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office

Train, bus via Wolverhampton  •  13h 47m

  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

Train, bus  •  14h 6m

  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

Train, bus via Ardgay, Station  •  15h 16m

  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 to Durness, Post Office 806 / ...

Bus  •  17h 42m

  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 Perth, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M91
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office 805

Train, night train, bus  •  16h 35m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Smethwick Galton Bridge to Crewe
  3. Take the night train from Crewe to Inverness
  4. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Durness, Post Office 805

Drive  •  10h 7m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Durness 596 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Durness is to drive which costs £95 - £150 and takes 10h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Durness is to drive which costs £95 - £150 and takes 10h 7m.

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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 and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 42m.

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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 13h 47m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 2m 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 1h 25m.

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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 10h 7m to drive from Cheltenham to Durness.

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  • Distance: 475.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 2m

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, and Inverness, Bus Station in around 17h 42m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Birmingham to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
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
37m
Frequency
Hourly
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
42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
2h 17m
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 Birmingham New Street to Leicester
Ave. Duration
55m
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 Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
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
5h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 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 Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Dyce to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
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
3h 27m
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
3h 32m
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
1h 28m
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
1h 2m
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
3h 24m
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
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$55 - $85
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Crewe to Inverness
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
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
2h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Ardgay, Station to Durness, Post Office
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
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
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Perth, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
National Express
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