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There are 11 ways to get from London to Caithness by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Scotscalder

$140 - $194

Cheapest option

Train to London Luton, fly to Inverness, train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Inverness (INV) LTN - INV
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Scotscalder

$97 - $260

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Train, bus  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Scotscalder

$322 - $476

Bus  •  17 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Latheronwheel, Whalebone Gate X99

Night train, train  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Scotscalder

$126 - $168

Drive  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Drive from London to Caithness 663.6 miles

$140 - $210

Fly London Heathrow to Inverness, train  •  8 h 26 min

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

$163 - $467

Fly London Gatwick to Inverness, train  •  8 h 40 min

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

$102 - $265

Fly London Heathrow to Aberdeen, train  •  11 h 12 min

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

$154 - $350

Fly London City to Aberdeen, train  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LCY - ABZ
  2. Take the train from Dyce to Inverness
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Scotscalder

$156 - $328

Fly London Gatwick to Aberdeen, train  •  11 h 31 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LGW - ABZ
  2. Take the train from Dyce to Inverness
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Scotscalder

$138 - $318

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The cheapest way to get from London to Caithness is to night train and train which costs £95 - £130 and takes 16 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Caithness is to fly and train which costs £120 - £360 and takes 8 h 26 min.

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The distance between London and Caithness is 498 miles. The road distance is 663.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Caithness without a car is to train which takes 12 h 48 min and costs £100 - £150.

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It takes approximately 12 h 48 min to get from London to Caithness, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London to Caithness is to train which takes 12 h 48 min and costs £100 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 48 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Caithness is 664 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 36 min to drive from London to Caithness.

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

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There are 78+ hotels available in Caithness. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Caithness.
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  • Distance: 498.5 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 48 min

What companies run services between London, England and Caithness, Scotland?

You can take a train from London to Caithness via Inverness and Scotscalder in around 12 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Caithness via Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Bus Station, Inverness, Bus Station, and Latheronwheel, Whalebone Gate in around 17 h 48 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 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London City to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from London City to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Scotscalder
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
Train from Dyce to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
$203
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $100
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from West End, Queensferry Street to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Latheronwheel, Whalebone Gate
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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