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There are 10 ways to get from London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly London Heathrow to Inverness

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Inverness (INV)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Finchley Road to Edinburgh Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Inverness

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Inverness

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Inverness (INV)

Train to London Luton, fly to Inverness

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Inverness (INV)

Fly London Heathrow to Aberdeen, train

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Aberdeen (ABZ)
  2. Take the train from Dyce to Inverness

Train to Birmingham, fly to Inverness

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Inverness (INV)

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI)
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Inverness

Train

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness

Night train

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness

Drive

  1. Drive from London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station

London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station by train

The train journey time between London Kings Cross Station and Inverness Station is around 8h 5m and covers a distance of around 579 miles. Operated by LNER, the London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station train service departs from London Kings Cross and arrives in Inverness. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Trains
8h 5m Average Duration
£75 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station is to night train which costs £48 - £53 and takes 11h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station is to fly. Taking this option will cost £50 - £380 and takes 4h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Inverness. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 5m.

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The distance between London Kings Cross Station and Inverness Station is 445 miles. The road distance is 553.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station without a car is to train which takes 8h 5m and costs £75 - £550.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station, including transfers.

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London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station is to fly which takes 4h 36m and costs £50 - £380. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £75 - £550 and takes 8h 5m, you could also bus, which costs £35 - £80 and takes 14h 56m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Inverness Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Inverness station.

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Map of how to get from London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station.
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  • Distance: 445.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 36m

What companies run services between London Kings Cross Station, England and Inverness Station, Scotland?

British Airways and KLM fly from London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station 3 times a day. Alternatively, LNER operates a train from London Kings Cross to Inverness once daily. Tickets cost £75 - £550 and the journey takes 8h 5m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £550
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £450
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£180 - £650
Flights from Birmingham to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £400
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £310
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £800
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £800
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Birmingham to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £400
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £20
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £23
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dyce to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
Train from Haymarket to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£39 - £44
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£39 - £44
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£24 - £200
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£140 - £200
Train from London Kings Cross to Inverness
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£75 - £550
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£75 - £110
Anytime Day Single
£240 - £350
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£390 - £550
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Finchley Road to Edinburgh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£21 - £40
Website
Megabus UK
Bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £20
Website
Megabus UK
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Finchley Road to Edinburgh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 3
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Yes, the driving distance between London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station is 554 miles. It takes approximately 9h 23m to drive from London Kings Cross Station to Inverness Station.

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KLM and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Inverness Airport.

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