There are 9 ways to get from London to Loch Ness by plane, bus, train, 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 London Heathrow to Inverness, bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Inverness (INV) LHR - INV
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)

$114 - $410

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Inverness, Scotland National Express

$48 - $62

7 alternative options

Fly London Gatwick to Inverness, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Inverness (INV) LGW - INV
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)

$53 - $208

Train to London Luton, fly to Inverness, bus  •  4 h 58 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 bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)

$52 - $206

Fly London Heathrow to Aberdeen, train  •  7 h 36 min

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

$104 - $292

Train  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness

$89 - $134

Train, bus  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 914 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End) 919 / ...

$256 - $402

Night train  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness

$74 - $108

Drive  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Drive from London to Loch Ness 574.2 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Loch Ness is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 14 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Loch Ness is to fly and bus which costs £85 - £320 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between London and Loch Ness is 439 miles. The road distance is 574.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from London to Loch Ness, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Loch Ness. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End) via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 17 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Loch Ness, Scotland?

LNER operates a train from London to Loch Ness once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $130 and the journey takes 8 h 3 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Loch Ness once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 13 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
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
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
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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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
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
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Fort William, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Inverness, Scotland
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
nationalexpress.com

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