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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  50 min

  1. X99

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 11 min

$14 - $18

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. 33.4 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  39 min

  1. 33.4 miles

$7 - $11

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

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Tain to Inverness every 3 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Tain to Inverness every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $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
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Tain to Inverness
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tain and Inverness is 38 km. The road distance is 53 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tain to Inverness is to bus which costs £4 - £6 and takes 50 min.

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

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.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tain, Post Office and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station. Services depart every three hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

The bus from Tain, Post Office to Inverness, Bus Station takes 50 min including transfers and departs every three hours.