You can get from Edinburgh to Inverness by train, bus or flight.
To get from Edinburgh to Inverness on 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||112 miles (180 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£15 - £53|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £15 • 3 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £53 • 3 h 34 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus or Scotrail|
Travel 112 miles (180 km) by coach or train from Edinburgh to Inverness. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 34 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Scotrail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Edinburgh to Inverness.
There are 2 ways that you can travel from Edinburgh to Inverness. You can take a coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Inverness. Tickets for a coach cost on average £15.
This is compared to other travel options to Inverness:
A coach is about £38 less than a train, which costs on average £53 for this trip.
The fastest way from Edinburgh to Inverness is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 34 min.
Other travel options between Edinburgh and Inverness can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 45 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 112 miles (180 km) from Edinburgh to Inverness.
The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Inverness is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Edinburgh and Inverness as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Edinburgh to Inverness:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Edinburgh to Inverness, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available to Inverness from Edinburgh with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Inverness as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Inverness from Edinburgh.
Before travelling from Edinburgh to Inverness, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Edinburgh 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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