There are 5 ways to get from Inverness to Tain by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Tain, Post Office X99

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Tain

$13 - $18

Bus via Invergordon, Camerons Garden Centre (Cameron's Garden Centre)  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Invergordon, Camerons Garden Centre (Cameron's Garden Centre) 25X / ...
  2. Take the bus from Invergordon, Camerons Garden Centre (Cameron's Garden Centre) to Tain, Post Office 25X / ...

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Inverness to Tain 33.3 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Tain 33.3 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Tain is to bus which costs £4 - £6 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Tain is to taxi which takes 39 min and costs £65 - £85.

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The distance between Inverness and Tain is 38 km. The road distance is 53 km.

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The bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Tain, Post Office takes 50 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Inverness, Bus Station and arriving at Tain, Post Office. Services depart four times a day, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Inverness and arriving at Tain. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Inverness to Tain 4 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Tain every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Tain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Tain, Post Office
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Invergordon, Camerons Garden Centre (Cameron's Garden Centre)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Invergordon, Camerons Garden Centre (Cameron's Garden Centre) to Tain, Post Office
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Inverness to Tain
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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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