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There are 9 ways to get from Liverpool Street Station to Inverness by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly London Heathrow to Inverness  •  4h 19m

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

£51 - £688

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Inverness  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Inverness (INV) LGW - INV

£39 - £382

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Train to London Luton, fly to Inverness  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Inverness (INV) LTN - INV

£49 - £336

Fly London Heathrow to Aberdeen, train  •  6h 36m

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

£77 - £383

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  7h 28m

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

£92 - £381

Train  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness

£77 - £552

Bus  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M10

£46 - £86

Night train  •  12h 43m

  1. Take the night train from Finsbury Park to Inverness

£50 - £54

Drive  •  9h 29m

  1. Drive from Liverpool Street Station to Inverness 554.6 miles

£80 - £130

Liverpool Street Station to Inverness by subway and train

The journey time between Liverpool Street Station and Inverness is around 8h 16m and covers a distance of around 581 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 14m. Services are operated by London Underground (Tube) and LNER. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 16m
Fastest journey time:
8h 14m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£77
Carbon emissions:
49 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:48
Last service departs at:
11:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Liverpool Street Station to Inverness subway and train schedules

Liverpool Street Station → Inverness
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Inverness is to night train which costs £45 - £55 and takes 12h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Inverness is to fly which costs £50 - £700 and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool Street Station station to Inverness station. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Street Station and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station via London Victoria Coach Station and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool Street Station station to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Street station and arriving at Inverness via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 13m.

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The distance between Liverpool Street Station and Inverness is 447 miles. The road distance is 554.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Inverness without a car is to train which takes 9h 13m and costs £75 - £550.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Liverpool Street Station to Inverness, including transfers.

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Liverpool Street Station to Inverness bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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

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The best way to get from Liverpool Street Station to Inverness is to fly which takes 4h 19m and costs £50 - £700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £75 - £550 and takes 9h 13m, you could also bus, which costs £45 - £90 and takes 14h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool Street Station to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 446.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Liverpool Street Station, England and Inverness, Scotland?

British Airways, KLM and Loganair fly from Liverpool Street Station to Inverness 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
£45 - £410
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £550
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £410
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £600
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £120
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £650
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£120 - £600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £600
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Luton
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £18
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£12 - £16
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 3m
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 Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£80 - £110
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
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
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
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
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Scottish Citylink

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

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Liverpool Street Station to Inverness train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Inverness station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool Street Station to Inverness is 555 miles. It takes approximately 9h 29m to drive from Liverpool Street Station to Inverness.

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

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