How to get from Perth to Inverness

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Travel Information between Perth and Inverness

distanceDistance80 miles (129 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £15 • 1 h 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Scotrail

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 80 miles (129 km) to Inverness from Perth. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Scotrail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Perth to Inverness.

Travel Tips: Travel from Perth 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 Perth to Inverness.

You can travel to Inverness from Perth 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Perth to Inverness is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Inverness:

A ferry is £12 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Perth to Inverness costing on average £12.

A ferry is £2 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Perth to Inverness costing on average £2.

A ferry journey is usually £15 less than a journey to Inverness by train, which costs on average £15 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Perth to Inverness is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 59 min.

Other travel options from Perth to Inverness can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 2 h 25 min.

In comparison, getting to Inverness by flight can take on average 27 h 9 min.

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Inverness is approximately 80 miles (129 km) away from Perth.

The average frequency per day from Perth to Inverness is:

  • 38 flights per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Perth to Inverness:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Perth, Bus Station (stance 5) to Inverness.
  • Most travellers board their train from Perth and arrive in Inverness.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Perth to Inverness:

  • You can go to Inverness from Perth by coach with Megabus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £12 with Megabus from Perth to Inverness on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Perth and Inverness with Scotrail, and you can find Scotrail Perth to Inverness tickets for £15 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available to Inverness from Perth with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with Megabus.
  • You'll find direct trains with Scotrail.

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 Perth.

Your journey from Perth to Inverness doesn't have to end in Inverness. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Edinburgh, London or Glasgow. If you’d like to add Edinburgh, London or Glasgow to your Perth to Inverness trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Inverness today!

Before travelling from Perth 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 trip is £12 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £2 one way.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is on average £1 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £15 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Perth 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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