There are 11 ways to get from Inverness to Wales by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Inverness to Bristol  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Bristol (BRS) INV - BRS

$47 - $266

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Fly Inverness to Manchester, train, line 4 bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN) INV - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Chester, Railway Station (Town Crier) to Buckley, Black Lion (Black Lion PH)

$94 - $275

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Cardiff  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Edinburgh Gateway
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Cardiff (CWL) EDI - CWL

$99 - $247

Fly Inverness to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Birmingham (BHX) INV - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Wrexham General

$90 - $315

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Bristol  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Bristol (BRS) ABZ - BRS

$122 - $424

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Manchester, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Dyce
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Chester

$99 - $223

Train  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Cardiff Central

$226 - $365

Bus, train  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43) M90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Newport (S Wales)

$202 - $295

Bus  •  17 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens 202

$73 - $100

Night train, train  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Cardiff Central

$109 - $161

Drive  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Cardiff 550.8 miles

$110 - $180

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No, there is no direct bus from Inverness station to Wales. However, there are services departing from Inverness, Bus Station and arriving at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens via Glasgow and Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Inverness to Wales. However, there are services departing from Inverness and arriving at Cardiff Central via Haymarket and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 47 min.

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The distance between Inverness and Wales is 361 miles. The road distance is 550.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Wales without a car is to train which takes 10 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Inverness to Wales, including transfers.

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Inverness to Wales bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Inverness to Wales is to fly which takes 4 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 47 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 17 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Inverness Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Inverness to Wales bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff, Sophia Gardens station.

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Map of how to get from Inverness to Wales.
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  • Distance: 360.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between Inverness, Scotland and Wales?

easyJet flies from Inverness to Newport once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Inverness to Cardiff via Haymarket and Crewe in around 10 h 47 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Inverness to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Edinburgh to Cardiff
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Inverness to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $260
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Aberdeen to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Aberdeen to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Inverness to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from Birmingham International to Wrexham General
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Crewe to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Edinburgh Gateway
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Inverness to Dyce
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Inverness to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to Crewe
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$200
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chester, Railway Station (Town Crier) to Buckley, Black Lion (Black Lion PH)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to West End, Queensferry Street (after Charlotte Lane at 43)
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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 Glasgow to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Cardiff, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Inverness to Wales train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to Wales is 551 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 8 min to drive from Inverness to Wales.

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easyJet offers flights from Inverness Airport to Bristol Airport.

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There are 239+ hotels available in Wales. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Inverness Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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