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

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Train  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Wick to Thurso

$7 - $9

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 - $6

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wick to Thurso 20.9 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Wick to Thurso 20.9 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Wick to Thurso is to line 82 bus which costs £3 - £5 and takes 42 min.

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

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The distance between Wick and Thurso is 19 miles. The road distance is 20.9 miles.

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

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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 20 minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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

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The nearest airport to Thurso is Wick (WIC) Airport which is 18.6 miles away. Other nearby airports include Kirkwall (KOI) (33.4 miles), Papa Westray (PPW) (57.1 miles), North Ronaldsay (NRL) (66.5 miles) and Inverness (INV) (76 miles).

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Map of how to get from Wick to Thurso.
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  • Distance: 19.2 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Wick to Thurso 4 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $9 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Wick to Thurso every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $9
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Wick to Thurso
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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