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There are 8 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train LNER  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Inverness

$45 - $75

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Night train  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the night train from Newcastle to Inverness

$40 - $65

6 alternative options

Train ScotRail  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Cupar
  2. Take the train from Cupar to Inverness

$126 - $183

Bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh, Bus Station M20
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

$51 - $77

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness 264.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Newcastle to Inverness  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Inverness (INV) NCL - INV

$83 - $361

Train to Manchester, fly to Inverness  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Inverness (INV) MAN - INV

$134 - $325

Fly Newcastle to Aberdeen, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Aberdeen (ABZ) NCL - ABZ
  2. Take the train from Dyce to Inverness

$150 - $362

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The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness is to night train which costs £30 - £50 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness station. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station via Edinburgh, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle and arriving at Inverness. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Inverness is 201 miles. The road distance is 264.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness without a car is to train which takes 5 h 7 min and costs £35 - £60.

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The train from Newcastle to Inverness takes 5 h 7 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness train services, operated by LNER, depart from Newcastle station.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness is to train which takes 5 h 7 min and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £60 and takes 7 h 31 min, you could also fly, which costs £60 - £280 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 201.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Inverness, Scotland?

LNER operates a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness 6 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 5 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness via Edinburgh, Bus Station in around 7 h 31 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Newcastle to Inverness via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Inverness via Bristol
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Newcastle to Inverness via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Newcastle to Inverness via Geneva, London Luton
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Cupar to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
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
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Newcastle to Inverness
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$196
Sleeper Seat
$40 - $65
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$26 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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There is no direct flight from Newcastle Airport to Inverness Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Inverness station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness is 264 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness.

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KLM, Loganair, British Airways and easyJet offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Inverness Airport.

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There are 672+ hotels available in Inverness. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Newcastle Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £4.

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