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There are 6 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly from London Gatwick  •  2h 44m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Inverness (INV) LGW - INV

$35 - $162

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Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Inverness (INV) LHR - INV

$129 - $446

Train  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness

$95 - $149

Bus  •  14h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 201 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10

$164 - $222

Train, night train  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness

$85 - $119

Drive  •  9h 50m

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness 598.4 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness is to fly which costs £27 - £130 and takes 2h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness is to fly which costs £27 - £130 and takes 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Inverness via London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 10m.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Inverness is 469 miles. The road distance is 598.4 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness without a car is to train which takes 10h 10m and costs £70 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness is to fly which takes 2h 44m and costs £27 - £130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £70 - £120 and takes 10h 10m, you could also bus, which costs £120 - £180 and takes 14h 43m.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 469 miles
  • Duration: 2h 44m

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Inverness, Scotland?

easyJet flies from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness via London St Pancras International LL and London Kings Cross in around 10h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Thameslink
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Inverness
Ave. Duration
11h 23m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$203
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $100
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 Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
Megabus UK
Scottish Citylink

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

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Inverness station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness is 598 miles. It takes approximately 9h 50m to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness.

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easyJet offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Inverness Airport.

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There are 699+ hotels available in Inverness. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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