There are 4 ways to get from Perth to Loch Ness by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Inverness

$30 - $51

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Bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

$30 - $44

2 alternative options

Night train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the night train from Perth to Inverness

$31 - $44

Drive  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Perth to Loch Ness 125.2 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Perth to Loch Ness. However, there are services departing from Perth, York Place (AK Bell Library) and arriving at Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End) via Broxden, Park and Ride and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Perth and Loch Ness is 74 miles. The road distance is 125.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Perth to Loch Ness without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Perth to Loch Ness, including transfers.

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Perth to Loch Ness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Broxden, Park and Ride station.

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The best way to get from Perth to Loch Ness is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 4 min.

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Perth to Loch Ness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Perth to Loch Ness is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to drive from Perth to Loch Ness.

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There are 546+ hotels available in Loch Ness. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Loch Ness.
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  • Distance: 73.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

What companies run services between Perth, Scotland and Loch Ness, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Perth to Loch Ness every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. LNER also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Perth to Loch Ness hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
LNER
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink

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