There are 4 ways to get from Inverness to Dunnet Head by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Castletown, Ross Cottage (Bus Stop) X99

$38 - $49

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Thurso

$79 - $99

Bus John O'Groats Ferries  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to John o' Groats, Car Park Jg2

$52 - $57

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Dunnet Head 119.2 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Dunnet Head is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Dunnet Head is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Inverness and Dunnet Head is 88 miles. The road distance is 119.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Inverness to Dunnet Head, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Inverness, Scotland and Dunnet Head, Scotland?

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Inverness to Dunnet Head 4 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Dunnet Head 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 49 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Thurso
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Castletown, Ross Cottage (Bus Stop)
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
John O'Groats Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1955 611353
Website
jogferry.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to John o' Groats, Car Park
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
jogferry.co.uk

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