There are 5 ways to get from Tain to Inverness by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Tain, Post Office to Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) X99

$12

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Train  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Tain to Inverness

$13 - $18

Bus via Invergordon, ATS Garage  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Tain, Post Office to Invergordon, ATS Garage 25X / ...
  2. Take the bus from Invergordon, ATS Garage to Inverness, Bus Station 25X / ...

$15

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tain to Inverness 33.4 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  39 min

  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 39 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tain, Post Office and arriving at Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument). Services depart every four hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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

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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 50 min and costs £9.

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The bus from Tain, Post Office to Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) takes 50 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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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 50 min and costs £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Tain to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 24 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

Stagecoach Highlands operates a bus from Tain to Inverness every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Tain to Inverness every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 11 min.

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
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tain, Post Office to Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tain, Post Office to Invergordon, ATS Garage
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Invergordon, ATS Garage to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tain to Inverness
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Tain to Inverness bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) 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 39 min to drive from Tain to Inverness.

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