There are 4 ways to get from Inverness to Alness by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Alness, Royal Bank of Scotland 25U / ...

$4 - $7

3 alternative options

Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Alness

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Inverness to Alness 20.5 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Alness 20.5 miles

$4 - $7

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

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Inverness to Alness every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 31 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Alness every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Alness
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Alness, Royal Bank of Scotland
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Inverness to Alness
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Inverness Taxis
Phone
+44 1463 222222
Website
inverness-taxis.com
Inverness Airport Taxi
Phone
+44 1463 264064
Website
inverness-airport-taxi.co.uk
City Taxis Inverness LTD
Phone
+44 1463 222555
Website
citytaxisinverness.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Inverness to Alness?

The distance between Inverness and Alness is 24 km. The road distance is 33 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Inverness to Alness?

The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Alness is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Inverness to Alness?

The quickest way to get from Inverness to Alness is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs £40 - £55.

Is there a direct train between Inverness and Alness?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Inverness and arriving at Alness. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

Is there a direct bus between Inverness and Alness?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Inverness, Bus Station and arriving at Alness, Royal Bank of Scotland. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

How long does it take to get from Inverness to Alness?

The bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Alness, Royal Bank of Scotland takes 31 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.