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

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Bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Town Hall X99

£16 - £24

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Train  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Wick

£35 - £110

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Inverness to Wick 102.1 miles

£15 - £23

Inverness to Wick by bus

The bus journey time between Inverness and Wick is around 2h 56m and covers a distance of around 106 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 54m. Operated by Stagecoach Highlands, the Inverness to Wick bus service departs from Inverness, Bus Station and arrives in Wick, Town Hall. Typically 12 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Wick is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 2h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Wick is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 2h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Inverness, Bus Station station and arriving at Wick, Town Hall. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Inverness and arriving at Wick. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 22m.

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The distance between Inverness and Wick is 79 miles. The road distance is 102.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Wick without a car is to bus which takes 2h 54m and costs £16 - £24.

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The bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Town Hall takes 2h 54m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Inverness to Wick bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Inverness, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Inverness to Wick is to bus which takes 2h 54m and costs £16 - £24. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £110 and takes 4h 22m.

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  • Distance: 78.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

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

Stagecoach Highlands operates a bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Town Hall twice daily. Tickets cost £16 - £24 and the journey takes 2h 54m. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Wick 3 times a day. Tickets cost £35 - £110 and the journey takes 4h 22m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Wick
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £110
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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Inverness to Wick bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Wick, Town Hall station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to Wick is 102 miles. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Inverness to Wick.

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