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  •  2 h 11 min

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

$36 - $160

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Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  4 h 22 min

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

$131 - $445

Train  •  9 h 52 min

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

$100 - $150

Bus  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Inverness, Scotland National Express

$52 - $69

Train, night train  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
  2. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness

$88 - $140

Drive  •  9 h 50 min

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

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 15 h 55 min.

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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 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Inverness, Scotland via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 55 min.

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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 9 h 52 min.

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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 9 h 52 min and costs £75 - £120.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min 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 2 h 11 min and costs £27 - £130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £75 - £120 and takes 9 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 15 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 469 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

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

easyJet flies from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Inverness 3 times a day. 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 9 h 52 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Thameslink
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Inverness
Ave. Duration
11 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$205
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Inverness, Scotland
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com

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