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There are 6 ways to get from Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV) by train, bus, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, line 11 bus

  1. Take the train from Elgin to Inverness
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 5 to Inverness Airport, Terminal Building

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Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Inverness Airport, Terminal Building

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Bus, line 11 bus

  1. Take the bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Inverness Retail Park, Tesco
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Inverness Retail Park, Tesco to Inverness Airport, Terminal Building

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV)

Drive

  1. Drive from Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Elgin to Inverness Airport

Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV) by train and bus

The journey time between Elgin and Inverness Airport (INV) is around 2h 28m and covers a distance of around 47 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 11m. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 21m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, First Great Western Service and Stagecoach Highlands, the Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV) service departs from Elgin and arrives in Inverness Airport, Terminal Building. Typically 59 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 16m
Layover time:
1h 11m
Total time:
2h 28m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 21m
Journey distance:
47 miles
Services per week:
59
Cheapest price:
£12
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:03
Last service departs at:
23:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV) train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV) is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Elgin, Bus Station station and arriving at Inverness Airport, Terminal Building. This bus operates Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 23m.

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The distance between Elgin and Inverness Airport (INV) is 29 miles. The road distance is 31.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV) without a car is to train and line 11 bus which takes 2h 9m and costs £12 - £29.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV), including transfers.

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Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV) bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, depart from Elgin, Bus Station.

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Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV) bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Inverness Airport, Terminal Building station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV) is 32 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV).

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Map of how to get from Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV).
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  • Distance: 28.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 9m

What companies run services between Elgin, Scotland and Inverness Airport (INV), Scotland?

You can take a bus from Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV) via Inverness Retail Park, Tesco in around 2h 30m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Elgin to Inverness
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Elgin to Inverness
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£25 - £35
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 5 to Inverness Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £5
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Inverness Retail Park, Tesco to Inverness Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Inverness Retail Park, Tesco
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Night bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Inverness Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Elgin to Inverness Airport (INV)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
TP Taxis
Phone
+44 7920 837 311
Tornado Taxis
Phone
+44 1343 542 224
City Taxis
Phone
+44 1343 508 234
Website
elgintaxis.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Elgin to Inverness Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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