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

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Train, line 11 bus

  1. Take the train from Tain to Inverness
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 5 to Inverness Airport, Terminal Building

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Bus, line 11 bus

  1. Take the bus from Tain, Post Office to Alness, County Carpets
  2. Take the bus from Alness, County Carpets to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2
  3. Take the line 11 bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 5 to Inverness Airport, Terminal Building

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Tain to Inverness Airport (INV)

Drive

  1. Drive from Tain to Inverness Airport (INV)

Tain to Inverness Airport (INV) by train and bus

The journey time between Tain and Inverness Airport (INV) is around 2h 17m and covers a distance of around 54 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 28 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Stagecoach Highlands, the Tain to Inverness Airport (INV) service departs from Tain and arrives in Inverness Airport, Terminal Building. Typically 52 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

52 Weekly Services
2h 17m Average Duration
£14 Cheapest Price
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Tain → Inverness Airport (INV)
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The most affordable way to get from Tain to Inverness Airport (INV) is to drive, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tain to Inverness Airport (INV) is to taxi which costs £85 - £100 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tain to Inverness Airport (INV). However, there are services departing from Tain, Post Office and arriving at Inverness Airport, Terminal Building via Alness, County Carpets and Inverness, Bus Station Stance 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 46m.

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The distance between Tain and Inverness Airport (INV) is 19 miles. The road distance is 40.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Tain to Inverness Airport (INV) without a car is to train and line 11 bus which takes 2h 17m and costs £13 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2h 17m to get from Tain to Inverness Airport (INV), including transfers.

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

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Tain to Inverness Airport (INV) bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Inverness Airport, Terminal Building station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tain to Inverness Airport (INV) is 40 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Tain to Inverness Airport (INV).

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There are 209+ hotels available in Inverness Airport (INV). Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Tain to Inverness Airport (INV).
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  • Distance: 18.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 17m

What companies run services between Tain, Scotland and Inverness Airport (INV), Scotland?

You can take a bus from Tain to Inverness Airport (INV) via Alness, County Carpets and Inverness, Bus Station Stance 5 in around 2h 46m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Tain to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £28
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£22 - £28
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 5 to Inverness Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £5
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Tain, Post Office to Alness, County Carpets
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Alness, County Carpets to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Other operators
Taxi from Tain to Inverness Airport (INV)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
£85 - £100
Heather Private Hire
Phone
+44 7570 460 357
DP Taxi
Phone
+44 7999 844 706
Website
davidcpurvis.wixsite.com
Aspen Private Hire Taxi
Phone
+44 7845 093 007
Website
aspentaxitain.co.uk

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