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from Aberdeen to Inverness

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Travel Information to Inverness from Aberdeen

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £19
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £14 • 2 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £14 • 2 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Scotrail

Take a coach or train to travel 82 miles (132 km) to Inverness from Aberdeen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or Scotrail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Aberdeen to Inverness.

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Travel from Aberdeen to Inverness
Travel to Inverness 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 Aberdeen to Inverness.
FAQs
What are my Aberdeen to Inverness travel options?

There are 2 ways to get from Aberdeen to Inverness: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Aberdeen to Inverness?

The cheapest way from Aberdeen to Inverness is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £14 compared to other travel options to Inverness:

A train is generally £5 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £19 from Aberdeen to Inverness.

What is the fastest way to get from Aberdeen to Inverness?

The fastest way to get to Inverness from Aberdeen is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 8 min.

There are alternative travel options to Inverness that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 10 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Aberdeen to Inverness would I travel?

Inverness is approximately 82 miles (132 km) away from Aberdeen.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Aberdeen to Inverness?

The average frequency per day from Aberdeen to Inverness is:

  • Around 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Aberdeen to Inverness as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Aberdeen to Inverness?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Aberdeen to Inverness:

  • Coaches from Aberdeen to Inverness most often leave from Aberdeen, Guild Street and arrive in Inverness, Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Aberdeen and tend to arrive in Inverness.
Which travel operators can get me from Aberdeen to Inverness?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Aberdeen to Inverness, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus for coaches to Inverness. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Aberdeen to Inverness tickets on Omio for £19.
  • Travel with Scotrail to go to Inverness by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Scotrail Aberdeen to Inverness tickets on Omio for £14.
Can I find a direct route to Inverness from Aberdeen?

Yes, there are direct routes from Aberdeen to Inverness with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Inverness with.
  • You can find 8 direct trains per day to Inverness with Scotrail.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Inverness tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Aberdeen to Inverness?
Looking to extend your trip from Aberdeen to Inverness? Many Omio customers who go from Aberdeen to Inverness usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Edinburgh, London or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore Edinburgh, London or Glasgow from Inverness, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Aberdeen and Inverness online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Aberdeen to Inverness, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £19 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £14 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Aberdeen to Inverness tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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