There are 8 ways to get from London to Tain 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 from London Heathrow, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Inverness (INV) LHR - INV
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Tain, Post Office

$113 - $408

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Bus  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Inverness, Scotland National Express
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Tain, Post Office X99

$48 - $59

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Fly from London Gatwick, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Inverness (INV) LGW - INV
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Tain, Post Office

$52 - $206

Train to London Luton, fly, 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 Tain, Post Office

$51 - $204

Train LNER, bus  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Tain, Post Office X99

$87 - $129

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, bus  •  12 h 5 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 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Tain, Post Office X99

$263 - $402

Night train, bus  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Tain, Post Office X99

$73 - $104

Drive  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Drive from London to Tain 593.8 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Tain is to bus which costs £35 - £50 and takes 15 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Tain is to fly and bus which costs £85 - £330 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between London and Tain is 465 miles. The road distance is 593.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from London to Tain, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Tain. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Tain, Post Office via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 10 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 Tain bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Inverness station.

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Map of how to get from London to Tain.
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  • Distance: 465.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

You can take a bus from London to Tain via Inverness, Scotland and Inverness, Bus Station in around 15 h 10 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

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