There are 3 ways to get from Inverness to Thurso by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Thurso, Bank of Scotland (Commercial Hotel) X99

$38

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Train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Thurso

$40 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Thurso 108.9 miles

$23 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Inverness, Marks and Spencer and arriving at Thurso, Bank of Scotland (Commercial Hotel). Services depart every four hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Inverness and arriving at Thurso. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Inverness and Thurso is 82 miles. The road distance is 108.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Thurso without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 38 min and costs .

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The bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Thurso, Bank of Scotland (Commercial Hotel) takes 3 h 38 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Inverness to Thurso is to bus which takes 3 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 49 min.

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Inverness to Thurso bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Thurso, Bank of Scotland (Commercial Hotel) station.

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Inverness to Thurso train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Thurso station.

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Map of how to get from Inverness to Thurso.
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  • Distance: 81.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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

Stagecoach Highlands operates a bus from Inverness to Thurso every 4 hours. Tickets cost $38 and the journey takes 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Thurso 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 Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Thurso, Bank of Scotland (Commercial Hotel)
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to Thurso is 109 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to drive from Inverness to Thurso.

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