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There are 10 ways to get from Inverness to London by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Inverness to London Heathrow

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Inverness to Edinburgh Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station

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Fly Inverness to London Gatwick, train

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

Fly Inverness to London Luton, train

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

Train to Aberdeen, fly to London Heathrow

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Train to Aberdeen, fly to London Gatwick, train

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

Train

  1. Take the train from Inverness to London Kings Cross

Train via Glasgow

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to London Euston

Drive

  1. Drive from Inverness to London King's Cross

Inverness to London by train

The train journey time between Inverness and London is around 7h 53m and covers a distance of around 579 miles. Operated by LNER, the Inverness to London train service departs from Inverness and arrives in London Kings Cross. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
7h 53m Average Duration
£75 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to London is to night train which costs £48 - £53 and takes 11h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to London is to fly which costs £40 - £300 and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Inverness to London station. However, there are services departing from Inverness and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Edinburgh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Inverness and arriving at London Kings Cross. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 53m.

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The distance between Inverness and London is 447 miles. The road distance is 553.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to London without a car is to train which takes 7h 53m and costs £75 - £550.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m to get from Inverness to London, including transfers.

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Inverness to London bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Inverness station.

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Inverness to London train services, operated by LNER, depart from Inverness station.

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The best way to get from Inverness to London is to fly which takes 3h 12m and costs £40 - £300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £75 - £550 and takes 7h 53m, you could also bus, which costs £26 - £80 and takes 14h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Inverness to London.
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  • Distance: 446.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 12m

What companies run services between Inverness, Scotland and London, England?

British Airways flies from Inverness to London Paddington twice daily. Alternatively, LNER operates a train from Inverness to London Kings Cross once daily. Tickets cost £75 - £550 and the journey takes 7h 53m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Inverness to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £340
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £360
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow via Durham
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Inverness to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£26 - £190
Flights from Inverness to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£28 - £550
Flights from Aberdeen to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to London Heathrow via Durham
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £500
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
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Dyce
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
Train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Inverness to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Inverness to Edinburgh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £20
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£23 - £40
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 3 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 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
National Express

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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 to London bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Inverness to London train services, operated by LNER, arrive at London Kings Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to London is 554 miles. It takes approximately 9h 23m to drive from Inverness to London.

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

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The best way to get from Inverness to Inverness Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 31 min and costs £3 - £5.

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