There are 10 ways to get from London to Caithness by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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

Train  •  12 h 48 min

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

$141 - $195

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Inverness, Scotland National Express
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Bus Terminal X99

$85 - $107

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Scotscalder

$321 - $476

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 - $169

Drive  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Drive from London to Caithness 663.6 miles

$140 - $210

Fly London Heathrow to Inverness, train  •  8 h 11 min

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

$166 - $471

Fly London Gatwick to Inverness, train  •  8 h 25 min

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

$105 - $269

Train to London Luton, fly to Inverness, train  •  8 h 26 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

$104 - $267

Fly London Heathrow to Aberdeen, train  •  11 h 3 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

$156 - $353

Fly London City to Aberdeen, train  •  11 h 15 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

$158 - $331

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Caithness is to bus which costs £60 - £85 and takes 18 h.

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

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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 Inverness, Scotland, Inverness, Bus Station, Wick, Bus Terminal, Wick, Town Hall (Bridge), and Watten, Mybster Rd End in around 18 h.

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
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h
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
Flights from London City to Aberdeen via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
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
3 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
1 h 59 min
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
$205
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $100
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach UK

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