There are 10 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 42 min

  1. Take the night train from Newcastle to Inverness

$40 - $60

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Train ScotRail  •  5 h 59 min

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

$54 - $150

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) M20
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station G90 / ...

$51 - $76

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Edinburgh National Express
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90

$44 - $74

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness 264.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Newcastle to Inverness  •  5 h 45 min

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

$91 - $428

Train to Manchester, fly to Inverness  •  5 h 33 min

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

$130 - $320

Fly Newcastle to Aberdeen, train  •  6 h 11 min

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

$146 - $360

Fly Newcastle to Wick, bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Wick (WIC) NCL - WIC
  2. Take the bus from Wick, Hill Avenue (Bus Stop) to Inverness, Bus Station

$157 - $673

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Inverness is to night train which costs £30 - £50 and takes 6 h 42 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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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Inverness is 201 miles. The road distance is 264.5 miles.

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The train from Newcastle to Inverness takes 5 h 7 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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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 (Stances 11 & 12). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newcastle and arriving at Inverness. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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The nearest airport to Inverness is Inverness (INV) Airport which is 7.3 miles away. Other nearby airports include Aberdeen (ABZ) (78.2 miles), Edinburgh (EDI) (111.3 miles), Glasgow (GLA) (112.5 miles) and Kirkwall (KOI) (113.3 miles).

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

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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 once daily. 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 (Stances 1 & 2) and Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) in around 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Inverness via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Newcastle to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,400
Flights from Newcastle to Wick via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Newcastle to Inverness via London Heathrow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Newcastle to Wick via London Heathrow, Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Newcastle to Inverness via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Manchester to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Inverness via Belfast (Aldergrove), London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Inverness
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$45 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $140
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$24 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $85
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Dyce to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Newcastle to Inverness
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $150
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$40 - $60
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $40
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $60
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 (Stances 1 & 2)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wick, Hill Avenue (Bus Stop) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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