There are 7 ways to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness by train, plane, bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train to Manchester, fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Inverness (INV) MAN - INV

$84 - $260

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Preston
  2. Take the night train from Preston to Inverness

$67 - $105

5 alternative options

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Inverness (INV) BHX - INV

$98 - $363

Train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  3. Take the train from Perth to Inverness

$176 - $307

Bus  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester
  2. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Broxden, Park and Ride M11
  3. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

$73 - $118

Bus, train  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes
  3. Take the bus from Penrith to Inverness, Scotland

$83 - $113

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness 385 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between Liverpool Airport (LPL), England and Inverness, Scotland?

You can take a train from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness via Garston, Liverpool South Parkway (Woolton Road), Liverpool South Parkway, Warrington Central, Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square), Bank Quay, Arpley Street, Warrington Bank Quay, Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street, and Perth in around 8 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness via Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, and Broxden, Park and Ride in around 10 h 48 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Preston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $25
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Virgin Trains East Coast
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Penrith North Lakes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Preston to Inverness
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$214
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $80
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $13
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $13
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness?

The distance between Liverpool Airport (LPL) and Inverness is 469 km. The road distance is 616 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness?

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness is to train and night train which costs £45 - £75 and takes 11 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness?

The quickest way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness is to train and fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs £55 - £190.

Is there a direct bus between Liverpool Airport (LPL) and Inverness?

No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Airport and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station via Shudehill Interchange and Broxden, Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

How long does it take to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness?

It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness, including transfers.