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

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$39 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Ullapool, Ferry Terminal to Inverness, Bus Station 961 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Bus Terminal X99

$31 - $45

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Ullapool to Thurso 121.7 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Ullapool and Thurso is 77 miles. The road distance is 121.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Ullapool to Thurso, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ullapool to Thurso. However, there are services departing from Ullapool, Ferry Terminal and arriving at Thurso, Royal Bank of Scotland (Alliance and Leicester) via Inverness, Bus Station and Wick, Town Hall (Bridge). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

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

You can take a bus from Ullapool to Thurso via Inverness, Bus Station, Wick, Bus Terminal, and Wick, Town Hall (Bridge) in around 6 h 6 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Lairg to Thurso
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Bus operators
The Durness Bus
Phone
01971 511 223
Email
info@thedurnessbus.com
Website
thedurnessbus.com
Bus from Ullapool, Ferry Terminal to Lairg, Station (Lairg Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
thedurnessbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Ullapool, Ferry Terminal to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
D + E Coaches
Stagecoach UK

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