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

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Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Tain, Post Office X99

$12

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Tain

$13 - $17

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 drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Inverness, Marks and Spencer and arriving at Tain, Post Office. Services depart every four hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 53 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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The distance between Inverness and Tain is 24 miles. The road distance is 33.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Tain without a car is to bus which takes 53 min and costs £9.

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The bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Tain, Post Office takes 53 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Inverness to Tain bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Inverness, Marks and Spencer station.

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Inverness to Tain train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Inverness station.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Tain is to bus which takes 53 min and costs £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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  • Distance: 24 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

Stagecoach Highlands operates a bus from Inverness to Tain every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Tain every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $17 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 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Tain, Post Office
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Website
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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