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

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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

$40 - $50

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Ullapool, Ferry Terminal to Inverness, Bus Station 961 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Thurso, Bank of Scotland (Commercial Hotel) X99

$52 - $57

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Ullapool to Thurso 121.7 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ullapool to Thurso. However, there are services departing from Ullapool, Ferry Terminal and arriving at Thurso, Bank of Scotland (Commercial Hotel) via Inverness, Marks and Spencer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 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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The best way to get from Ullapool to Thurso without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 19 min and costs .

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

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Ullapool to Thurso bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Ullapool, Ferry Terminal station.

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Ullapool to Thurso bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Thurso, Bank of Scotland (Commercial Hotel) station.

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

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There are 68+ hotels available in Thurso. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ullapool to Thurso.
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  • Distance: 77 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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

You can take a bus from Ullapool to Thurso via Inverness, Bus Station and Inverness, Marks and Spencer 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 Lairg to Thurso
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
3 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 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
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 Ullapool, Ferry Terminal to Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Thurso, Bank of Scotland (Commercial Hotel)
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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