There are 4 ways to get from Thurso to Aberdeen by bus, train, car or plane

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

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Bus, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) to Inverness, Bus Station X99
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Aberdeen

$67 - $77

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Thurso to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Aberdeen

$70 - $92

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Thurso to Aberdeen 211.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Wick (WIC) to Aberdeen (ABZ) WIC - ABZ

$132 - $502

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The cheapest way to get from Thurso to Aberdeen is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thurso to Aberdeen is to fly which costs £100 - £400 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Thurso and Aberdeen is 114 miles. The road distance is 211.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Thurso to Aberdeen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Thurso to Aberdeen. However, there are services departing from Thurso and arriving at Aberdeen via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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The best way to get from Thurso to Wick Airport is to line 81 bus which takes 36 min and costs £6.

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Map of how to get from Thurso to Aberdeen.
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  • Distance: 113.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between Thurso, Scotland and Aberdeen, Scotland?

You can take a train from Thurso to Aberdeen via Inverness in around 6 h 55 min. Alternatively, Flybe flies from Thurso to Aberdeen once daily.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Wick to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Thurso to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$37
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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