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There are 3 ways to get from Thurso to Inverness by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Bank of Scotland to Inverness, Bus Station X99

$23 - $35

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Train  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Thurso to Inverness

$40 - $55

Drive  •  2h 20m

  1. Drive from Thurso to Inverness 109.1 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Thurso to Inverness is to bus which costs £18 - £26 and takes 3h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Thurso to Inverness is to drive which costs £18 - £26 and takes 2h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Thurso, Bank of Scotland and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Thurso and arriving at Inverness. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 46m.

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The distance between Thurso and Inverness is 82 miles. The road distance is 109.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Thurso to Inverness without a car is to bus which takes 3h 43m and costs £18 - £26.

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The bus from Thurso, Bank of Scotland to Inverness, Bus Station takes 3h 43m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Thurso to Inverness bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Thurso, Bank of Scotland station.

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

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The best way to get from Thurso to Inverness is to bus which takes 3h 43m and costs £18 - £26. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Thurso to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 81.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 43m

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

Stagecoach Highlands operates a bus from Thurso to Inverness 4 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 43m. Alternatively, ScotRail operates a train from Thurso to Inverness 4 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 3h 46m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Thurso to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Bank of Scotland to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thurso to Inverness is 109 miles. It takes approximately 2h 20m to drive from Thurso to Inverness.

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