There are 4 ways to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness

$48 - $64

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Bus  •  4 h 14 min

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

$38 - $54

2 alternative options

Train via Inverkeithing  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Inverkeithing to Inverness

$52 - $67

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

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

$30 - $50

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness station. 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 14 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh Airport (EDI) and Inverness is 111 miles. The road distance is 155 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness without a car is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs £35 - £50.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness, including transfers.

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Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Halbeath, Park & Ride station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs £35 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £45 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 111.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to Inverness hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 58 min.

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 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Inverkeithing to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink

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