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

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Train, bus  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Elgin
  2. Take the bus from Elgin, station to Rothes, Glen Grant Distillery 366 / ...

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Bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Elgin, Bus Station 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Rothes, Glen Grant Distillery 36 / ...

$17 - $24

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1h

  1. Take a taxi from Inverness to Rothes 47.7 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from Inverness to Rothes 47.7 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Rothes is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Rothes is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 1h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Inverness station to Rothes. However, there are services departing from Inverness, Bus Station and arriving at Rothes, Glen Grant Distillery via Elgin, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Inverness and Rothes is 38 miles. The road distance is 47.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Rothes without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 56m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Inverness to Rothes, including transfers.

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Inverness to Rothes bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Inverness to Rothes bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Rothes, Glen Grant Distillery station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to Rothes is 48 miles. It takes approximately 1h to drive from Inverness to Rothes.

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There are 184+ hotels available in Rothes. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Inverness to Rothes.
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  • Distance: 38.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 56m

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

You can take a bus from Inverness to Rothes via Elgin, Bus Station in around 2h 54m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Elgin
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Bus operators
Moray Council
Phone
0300 123 4565
Email
transport@moray.gov.uk
Website
moray.gov.uk
Bus from Elgin, station to Rothes, Glen Grant Distillery
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
moray.gov.uk
Bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Rothes, Glen Grant Distillery
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
moray.gov.uk
Deveron Coaches
Phone
01542 836 363
Email
enquiries@deveroncoaches.com
Website
deveroncoaches.com
Bus from Elgin, station to Rothes, Glen Grant Distillery
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
deveroncoaches.com
Bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Rothes, Glen Grant Distillery
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
deveroncoaches.com
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Elgin, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Bus from Elgin, Bus Station to Rothes, Glen Grant Distillery
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Inverness to Rothes
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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