There are 4 ways to get from Wick to Thurso by train, bus, taxi or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Wick to Thurso

$8 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 82 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 82 bus from Wick, Town Hall (Bridge) to Thurso, Royal Bank of Scotland (Alliance and Leicester) 82 / ...

$4 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wick to Thurso 20.9 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Wick to Thurso 20.9 miles

$4 - $7

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

ScotRail operates a train from Wick to Thurso 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $10 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Wick to Thurso every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Wick to Thurso
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $10
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wick, Town Hall (Bridge) to Thurso, Royal Bank of Scotland (Alliance and Leicester)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Wick to Thurso
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Wick to Thurso?

The distance between Wick and Thurso is 31 km. The road distance is 34 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Wick to Thurso?

The cheapest way to get from Wick to Thurso is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Wick to Thurso?

The quickest way to get from Wick to Thurso is to train which takes 28 min and costs £5 - £7.

Is there a direct train between Wick and Thurso?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wick and arriving at Thurso. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

Is there a direct bus between Wick and Thurso?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wick, Town Hall (Bridge) and arriving at Thurso, Royal Bank of Scotland (Alliance and Leicester). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Wick to Thurso?

The train from Wick to Thurso takes 28 min including transfers and departs three times a day.