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There are 9 ways to get from Inverness Airport (INV) to London by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to London Heathrow  •  1h 42m

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to London Heathrow (LHR) INV - LHR

£49 - £662

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Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  2h 14m

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to London Gatwick (LGW) INV - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£40 - £382

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Fly to London Luton, train  •  2h 22m

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to London Luton (LTN) INV - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£47 - £424

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  3h 7m

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Birmingham (BHX) INV - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

£99 - £494

Train  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from Inverness to London Kings Cross

£75 - £550

Bus, train  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station M10
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston

£181 - £592

Bus  •  15h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

£43 - £57

Night train  •  12h 32m

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to London Euston

£48 - £53

Drive  •  9h 29m

  1. Drive from Inverness Airport (INV) to London King's Cross 559.7 miles

£85 - £130

Inverness Airport (INV) to London by bus and train

The journey time between Inverness Airport (INV) and London is around 10h 52m and covers a distance of around 589 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 52m. Operated by Stagecoach In The Highlands and LNER, the Inverness Airport (INV) to London service departs from Inverness Airport, Terminal Building and arrives in London Kings Cross. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10h 52m
Fastest journey time:
8h 52m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
50 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:57
Last service departs at:
18:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Inverness Airport (INV) to London bus and train schedules

Inverness Airport (INV) → London
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Inverness Airport (INV) to London is to bus, which costs £40 - £60 and takes 15h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness Airport (INV) to London is to fly which costs £45 - £700 and takes 1h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Inverness Airport (INV) to London station. However, there are services departing from Inverness Airport, Terminal Building and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Inverness, Bus Station and Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 15m.

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The distance between Inverness Airport (INV) and London is 448 miles. The road distance is 559.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness Airport (INV) to London without a car is to train which takes 9h 24m and costs £75 - £550.

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It takes approximately 1h 42m to get from Inverness Airport (INV) to London, including transfers.

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Inverness Airport (INV) to London bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Inverness, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Inverness Airport (INV) to London is to fly which takes 1h 42m and costs £45 - £700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £75 - £550 and takes 9h 24m, you could also bus, which costs £40 - £60 and takes 15h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Inverness Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Inverness Airport (INV) to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from Inverness Airport (INV) to London.
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  • Distance: 448.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 42m

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

British Airways flies from Inverness Airport (INV) to London Paddington once daily. Alternatively, LNER operates a train from Inverness to London Kings Cross once daily. Tickets cost £75 - £550 and the journey takes 7h 54m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Inverness to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £120
Flights from Inverness to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £190
Flights from Inverness to London Gatwick via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £190
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Inverness to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £410
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £270
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£150 - £200
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£380 - £550
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£39 - £44
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£39 - £44
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Inverness to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£75 - £550
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£75 - £110
Anytime Day Single
£240 - £350
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£390 - £550
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness Airport (INV) to London is 560 miles. It takes approximately 9h 29m to drive from Inverness Airport (INV) to London.

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British Airways offers flights from Inverness Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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