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

Fly from Manchester  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Inverness (INV) MAN - INV

$78 - $245

Cheapest option

Train, night train  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
  2. Take the night train from Preston to Inverness

$66 - $100

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

$93 - $357

Train  •  8 h 57 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

$173 - $279

Bus  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester
  2. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Buchanan Bus Station M11
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10

$76 - $117

Bus, train  •  11 h 12 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

$76 - $107

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

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

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness is to train and night train which costs £45 - £80 and takes 10 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness is to fly which costs £55 - £190 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between Liverpool Airport (LPL) and Inverness is 293 miles. The road distance is 385 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness station. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Airport and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station via Shudehill Interchange and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 28 min.

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

Loganair and Flybe fly from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Inverness 4 times a day. Alternatively, 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 57 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Inverness via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Birmingham to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Birmingham to Inverness via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Train operators
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 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
LNER
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Preston to Inverness
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$201
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
Bus operators
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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