There are 8 ways to get from London to Inverness by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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

Fly from London Heathrow  •  3 h 25 min

  1. LHR - INV

$110 - $402

Cheapest option

Train to London Luton, fly  •  3 h 40 min

  1. LTN - INV

$41 - $198

6 alternative options

Fly from London Gatwick  •  3 h 39 min

  1. LGW - INV

$49 - $201

Train  •  8 h 3 min

$85 - $130

Bus National Express  •  12 h 55 min

  1. National Express

$40 - $55

Bus Megabus UK  •  13 h 33 min

  1. M11
  2. M90 / ...

$73 - $130

Night train  •  11 h 23 min

$70 - $100

Drive  •  9 h 22 min

  1. 561.9 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Inverness is 714 km. The road distance is 899 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Inverness is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 12 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Inverness is to fly which takes 3 h 25 min and costs £80 - £310.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Inverness. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Golders Green and arriving at Inverness, Scotland. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from London to Inverness, including transfers.

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

British Airways, KLM and Loganair fly from London to Inverness 5 times a day. Alternatively, Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from London to Inverness once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $130 and the journey takes 8 h 3 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 43 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 Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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
$207
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $100
Bus operators

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