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

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Fly from London Heathrow, bus  •  4 h 38 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)

$118 - $411

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Train to London Luton, fly, bus  •  5 h 7 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)

$55 - $207

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Fly from London Gatwick, bus  •  4 h 50 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)

$57 - $209

Train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness

$90 - $133

Train, bus  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent 916 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End) 919 / ...

$262 - $401

Bus  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

$74 - $129

Night train  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness

$76 - $107

Drive  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Drive from London to Loch Ness 574.2 miles

$120 - $180

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Loch Ness. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Station and arriving at Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End) via Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 46 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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The best way to get from London to Loch Ness without a car is to train which takes 9 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from London to Loch Ness, including transfers.

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London to Loch Ness bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at London Victoria Station.

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The best way to get from London to Loch Ness is to train which takes 9 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 46 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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London to Loch Ness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Loch Ness is 574 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 37 min to drive from London to Loch Ness.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Loch Ness.
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  • Distance: 438.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

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, you can take a bus from London to Loch Ness via Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12), and Inverness, Bus Station in around 13 h 46 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 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 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
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
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
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 Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Website
shielbuses.co.uk

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There are 546+ hotels available in Loch Ness. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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

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