There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness

$48 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90

$34 - $51

3 alternative options

Night train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the night train from Edinburgh to Inverness

$35 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness 155 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Wick (WIC) EDI - WIC
  2. Take the bus from Wick, Hill Avenue (Bus Stop) to Inverness, Bus Station

$99 - $361

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness is to bus which costs £25 - £40 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness is to drive which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £25 - £40.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Inverness is 178 km. The road distance is 248 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh Airport, Airport and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station via Halbeath, Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh Airport (EDI), Scotland and Inverness, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness every 2 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Train operators
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
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$197
Sleeper Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wick, Hill Avenue (Bus Stop) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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