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.

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Inverness (INV) LHR - INV

$108 - $400

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Inverness, Scotland National Express

$40 - $55

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Fly from London Gatwick  •  3 h 38 min

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

$47 - $198

Train to London Luton, fly  •  3 h 39 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

$46 - $196

Train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness

$80 - $130

Train, bus  •  10 h 15 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 / ...

$258 - $394

Night train  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness

$65 - $100

Drive  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Drive from London to Inverness 561.9 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Inverness is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 12 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Inverness is to fly which costs £85 - £320 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between London and Inverness is 447 miles. The road distance is 561.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from London to Inverness, including transfers.

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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 50 min.

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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.

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The best way to get from London to Inverness is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs £85 - £320. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £60 - £95 and takes 8 h 3 min, You could also bus, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 12 h 50 min..

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Map of how to get from London to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 446.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

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

British Airways and Loganair fly from London to Inverness 4 times a day. Alternatively, LNER operates a train from London to Inverness once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Train operators
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 - $19
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 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
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
$65 - $100
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $150
Sleeper Berth Solo
$198
Sleeper Seat
$65 - $100
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
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 London Golders Green to Inverness, Scotland
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com

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