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

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Train, bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Thurso to Lairg
  2. Take the bus from Lairg, Station (Railway Station) to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 804

$40 - $46

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Bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) to Inverness, Bus Station X99
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 961 / ...

$50 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Thurso to Ullapool 121.8 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Thurso to Ullapool is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thurso to Ullapool is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thurso to Ullapool. However, there are services departing from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) and arriving at Ullapool, Ferry Terminal via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between Thurso and Ullapool is 77 miles. The road distance is 121.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Thurso to Ullapool without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 17 min and costs £30 - £35.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Thurso to Ullapool, including transfers.

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Thurso to Ullapool bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) station.

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Thurso to Ullapool bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Ullapool, Ferry Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thurso to Ullapool is 122 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Thurso to Ullapool.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Ullapool. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Thurso to Ullapool.
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  • Distance: 77 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

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

You can take a bus from Thurso to Ullapool via Inverness, Bus Station in around 5 h 58 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Thurso to Lairg
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Bus operators
The Durness Bus
Phone
01971 511 223
Email
info@thedurnessbus.com
Website
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Lairg, Station (Railway Station) to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.com
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Sir Georges Street Church (Bus Shelter) to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
D + E Coaches
Phone
01463 222 444
Email
info@decoaches.co.uk
Website
decoaches.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk

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