Inverness to Edinburgh train

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Cheap train tickets from Inverness to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Inverness to Edinburgh is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
London North Eastern Railway
09:403h40
Inverness station (INV)
13:20Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£301One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
13:263h18
Inverness station (INV)
16:44Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£641One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
10:533h13
Inverness station (INV)
14:06Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£641One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
12:374h02
Inverness station (INV)
16:39Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£641One-way
1 change

Train timetableInverness to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 16 June
London North Eastern Railway
09:403h40
Inverness station (INV)
13:20Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Scotrail
10:533h13
Inverness station (INV)
14:06Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes
Scotrail
12:374h02
Inverness station (INV)
16:39Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
1 change
Scotrail
13:263h18
Inverness station (INV)
16:44Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
0 changes

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Train times from Inverness to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 13 m

Average

3 h 33 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

181 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Inverness for Edinburgh every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Scotrail
10:533h13
Inverness station (INV)
14:06Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£641One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
13:263h18
Inverness station (INV)
16:44Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£641One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:403h40
Inverness station (INV)
13:20Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£301One-way
0 changes
Scotrail
12:374h02
Inverness station (INV)
16:39Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£641One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Inverness to Edinburgh

distanceDistance112 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£58 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from Inverness to Edinburgh cover the 112 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like ScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £23, but the average price of train tickets is £58. Travellers depart most frequently from Inverness and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: ScotRail, East Coast and Caledonian Sleeper trains Inverness to Edinburgh

Travel from Inverness to Edinburgh from £15 with Omio’s train partners ScotRail, East Coast and Caledonian Sleeper! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

Train information from Inverness to Edinburgh with East Coast:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: £21
  • East Coast frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Inverness to Edinburgh train

FAQs: Travel by train from Inverness to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Inverness to Edinburgh.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Inverness to Edinburgh can start from as little as £23 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Inverness to Edinburgh is £58; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Inverness to Edinburgh train travel time is 3 h 15 min   for the 112 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Inverness to Edinburgh leaves at 05: 38. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Inverness to Edinburgh leaves at 20: 22.
Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day from Inverness to Edinburgh with ScotRail, East Coast or Caledonian Sleeper. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the trip from Inverness to Edinburgh you can take a train with ScotRail, East Coast, CrossCountry or Caledonian Sleeper. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Edinburgh from Inverness on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, you can take a night train from Inverness to Edinburgh with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Inverness, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Inverness and Inverness, Bus Station. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your trip in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Park and Edinburgh Gateway.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Inverness, which is located around 0.3 miles (469 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Edinburgh from Inverness is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 15 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Inverness to Edinburgh is October.
You have options as you can travel from Inverness to Edinburgh 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Inverness and Edinburgh

Inverness
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Inverness is the most popular Inverness railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Inverness for your journey to Edinburgh.
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Public transport options for Inverness
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the Eastgate side of the station at the short stay car park
Inverness, Bus Station

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