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There are 4 ways to get from Tain to Inverness by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Tain, Post Office to Inverness, Bus Station X98 / ...

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the train from Tain to Inverness

$13 - $17

Taxi  •  39m

  1. Take a taxi from Tain to Inverness 33.4 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  39m

  1. Drive from Tain to Inverness 33.4 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Tain to Inverness is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Tain to Inverness is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tain, Post Office and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tain and arriving at Inverness. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between Tain and Inverness is 24 miles. The road distance is 33.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Tain to Inverness without a car is to bus which takes 1h 5m and costs £6 - £9.

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The bus from Tain, Post Office to Inverness, Bus Station takes 1h 5m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Tain to Inverness bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Tain, Post Office station.

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Tain to Inverness train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Tain station.

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The best way to get from Tain to Inverness is to bus which takes 1h 5m and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 1h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Tain to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 24 miles
  • Duration: 1h 5m

What companies run services between Tain, Scotland and Inverness, Scotland?

Stagecoach Highlands operates a bus from Tain to Inverness 5 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1h 5m. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Tain to Inverness every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 1h 11m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Tain to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tain, Post Office to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Other operators
Taxi from Tain to Inverness
Ave. Duration
39m
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Tain to Inverness bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Tain to Inverness train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Inverness station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tain to Inverness is 33 miles. It takes approximately 39m to drive from Tain to Inverness.

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