The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Edinburgh to Inverness will cost around £ 51 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 51.
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3 h 27 m
3 h 33 m
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Of the 4 train that leave Edinburgh for Inverness every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 181 km distance in an average of 3 h 33 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3 h 27 m .
The slowest train will take 3 h 36 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
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4 hours 38 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£37|
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|Trains arrive in:||Inverness|
Travelling from Edinburgh to Inverness is made easy thanks to the many trains routes departing throughout the day, all with great facilities available on board. Direct and indirect routes depart throughout the morning and afternoon, with direct services seeing you at your destination in as little as 3 hours and 20 minutes.
Train services between Edinburgh and Inverness are operated by two separate providers. The majority of routes are offered by Scotrail, however, Virgin East Coast Rail also operate train services between the two locations
There are direct and indirect routes available from Edinburgh to Inverness. Direct routes should arrive in roughly 3 hours and 20 minutes. Indirect routes normally involve a change in Perth and a layover of about 23 minutes. These routes should see you at your destination in roughly 3 hours and 45 minutes.
The first train of the day departs at 6:33 a.m. The last train departs at 17:41, however, passengers should note that from 2:35 p.m to the last departure there are only 3 more departures. Before this time, trains depart once every 1-2 hours, usually close to the half hour mark.
Trains from Edinburgh to Inverness offer a variety of facilities to make your journey more pleasant. Scotrail offers a refreshment service on longer routes and provides power outlets, Wifi, air conditioning, toilets, seat reservation and space for luggage and bicycles on every journey. Virgin Trains offers free Wifi and a food menu on every route, as well as power outlets and seat reservation.
Departure Station: All trains services to Inverness depart from Edinburgh Waverly station, which is located in the heart of the city between Edinburgh Old Town and the New Town.
Arrival Station: Trains from Edinburgh to Inverness terminate in Inverness train station. Taxi and buses are available from outside the station and the station itself in located in the city centre.