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.

Recommended option

Fly from London Heathrow, bus  •  5 h 11 min

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

$117 - $413

Cheapest option

Train to London Luton, fly, bus  •  5 h 26 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

$48 - $214

6 alternative options

Fly from London Gatwick, bus  •  5 h 25 min

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

$56 - $211

Train, 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

$96 - $141

Bus National Express  •  15 h 15 min

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

$52 - $65

Bus Megabus UK  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M11
  2. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

$82 - $145

Night train  •  13 h 1 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Inverness

$81 - $115

Drive  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Drive from London to Tain 593.8 miles

$120 - $190

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 15 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 25 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
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
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
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $29
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 - $110
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$217
Sleeper Seat
$70 - $110
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Tain is 745 km. The road distance is 950 km.

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

The quickest way to get from London to Tain is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 11 min and costs £80 - £300.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Tain. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Tain, Post Office via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from London to Tain, including transfers.