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There are 3 ways to get from Connel to Inverness by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Connel, Bridge Junction to Fort William, Bus Station 918
  2. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, King Street 919 / ...

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Train  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Connel Ferry to Croy
  2. Take the train from Croy to Inverness

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from Connel to Inverness 103.5 miles

Connel to Inverness by bus

The bus journey time between Connel and Inverness is around 3h 42m and covers a distance of around 110 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 16 min. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 34m. Operated by West Coast Motors, Scottish Citylink and Stagecoach Highlands, the Connel to Inverness bus service departs from Connel, Bridge Junction and arrives in Inverness, King Street. Typically 12 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
3h 26m
Layover time:
16 min
Total time:
3h 42m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
3h 34m
Bus distance:
110 miles
Buses per week:
12
Cheapest price:
£19
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:42
Last bus departs at:
16:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Connel to Inverness bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Connel to Inverness is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Connel to Inverness is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Connel to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Connel, Bridge Junction and arriving at Inverness, King Street via Fort William, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Connel to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Connel Ferry and arriving at Inverness via Croy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 11m.

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The distance between Connel and Inverness is 84 miles. The road distance is 103.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Connel to Inverness without a car is to bus which takes 4h 26m and costs £16 - £28.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Connel to Inverness, including transfers.

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Connel to Inverness bus services, operated by West Coast Motors, depart from Connel, Bridge Junction station.

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Connel to Inverness train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Connel Ferry station.

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The best way to get from Connel to Inverness is to bus which takes 4h 26m and costs £16 - £28. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £55 - £180 and takes 7h 11m.

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  • Distance: 83.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

What companies run services between Connel, Scotland and Inverness, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Connel to Inverness via Fort William, Bus Station in around 4h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Connel to Inverness via Croy in around 7h 11m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Connel Ferry to Croy
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Croy to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £110
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, King Street
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, King Street
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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Connel to Inverness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, King Street station.

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Connel to Inverness train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Inverness station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Connel to Inverness is 103 miles. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from Connel to Inverness.

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