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There are 10 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.

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Fly London Heathrow to Inverness, bus  •  5 h 10 min

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

$117 - $413

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Train to London Luton, fly to Inverness, bus  •  5 h 29 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

$51 - $206

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Fly London Gatwick to Inverness, bus  •  5 h 24 min

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

$56 - $211

Fly London Heathrow to Aberdeen, train  •  8 h 1 min

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

$109 - $294

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness

$117 - $288

Train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness

$90 - $133

Train, bus  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Anniesland Cross to Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent 916
  3. Take the bus from Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm 919 / ...

$262 - $401

Bus  •  15 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh S9
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

$74 - $128

Night train  •  13 h

  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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The cheapest way to get from London to Loch Ness is to night train which costs £55 - £85 and takes 13 h.

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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 5 h 10 min.

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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 via Edinburgh, Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 38 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 40 min and costs £65 - £110.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 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 40 min and costs £65 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £55 - £100 and takes 15 h 38 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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Map of how to get from London to Loch Ness.
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  • Distance: 438.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 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, Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station in around 15 h 38 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 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London City to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 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 2 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
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dyce to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $40
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
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
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Anniesland Cross to Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk

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

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There are 536+ hotels available in Loch Ness. Prices start at $76 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 £20 - £29.

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