Edinburgh to Inverness bus

Cheap bus tickets from Edinburgh to Inverness

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Cheapest

18

Average

24

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
02:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street4h05 06:55PMInverness, Bus Station
1 transfer
181One-way
Cheapest
05:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street4h20 10:10PMInverness, Bus Station
0 transfers
181One-way
Cheapest
07:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h55 11:45PMInverness, Bus Station
0 transfers
181One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h55 04:45PMInverness, Bus Station
1 transfer
231One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:50AMEdinburgh, Elder Street4h05 02:55PMInverness, Bus Station
1 transfer
231One-way

Bus schedule from Edinburgh to Inverness

Showing buses for tomorrow, Friday, July 8
08:00AMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h50 11:50AMInverness, Bus Station
0 transfers
08:50AMEdinburgh, Elder Street4h37 01:27PMInverness, Bus Station
0 transfers
10:00AMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h45 01:45PMInverness, Bus Station
0 transfers
10:50AMEdinburgh, Elder Street4h05 02:55PMInverness, Bus Station
1 transfer
12:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h55 04:45PMInverness, Bus Station
1 transfer
02:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street4h05 06:55PMInverness, Bus Station
1 transfer
05:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street4h20 10:10PMInverness, Bus Station
0 transfers
07:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h55 11:45PMInverness, Bus Station
0 transfers

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Bus times from Edinburgh to Inverness

Showing times and prices for Jul 08

Fastest Journey

3 h 45 m

Average

4 h 4 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

181 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Edinburgh for Inverness every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
10:00AMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h45 01:45PMInverness, Bus Station
0 transfers
311One-way
2nd Fastest
08:00AMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h50 11:50AMInverness, Bus Station
0 transfers
311One-way
12:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h55 04:45PMInverness, Bus Station
1 transfer
231One-way
07:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street3h55 11:45PMInverness, Bus Station
0 transfers
181One-way
02:50PMEdinburgh, Elder Street4h05 06:55PMInverness, Bus Station
1 transfer
181One-way

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Overview: Bus from Edinburgh to Inverness

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$20 (€18)
frequencyBus frequency12 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 8 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersMegabus or Scotrail

Buses from Edinburgh to Inverness cover the 112 miles (180 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 50 min with our travel partners like Megabus or Scotrail. Normally, there are 12 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $20 (€18), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $18 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Inverness.

Bus companies: ScotRail from Edinburgh to Inverness

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Looking to travel by bus to Inverness from Edinburgh? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with ScotRail. Check Omio to see current ScotRail bus schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Edinburgh to Inverness bus and book ScotRail tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a bus to Inverness from Edinburgh, you can expect to travel 112 miles (180 km) one-way with ScotRail. If you search for buses to Inverness from Edinburgh in the Omio app, you can check if the ScotRail ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the bus station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus with ScotRail, we do the work for you to get you safely to Inverness from Edinburgh. Book that perfect Edinburgh to Inverness bus now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with ScotRail!

    Travel Tips: Bus to Inverness from Edinburgh

    Take the bus 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 Edinburgh to Inverness.
    FAQs
    Bus tickets to Inverness from Edinburgh for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $18 (€17)  one way in the next 7 days.
    The Edinburgh to Inverness bus ticket price is on average $20 (€18)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    The Edinburgh to Inverness bus distance is approximately 112 miles (180 km).
    On average the Edinburgh to Inverness bus time is 3 h 50 min  covering the 112 miles (180 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When taking a bus from Edinburgh, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh, York Place (Stop YJ). When you arrive in Inverness, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Inverness and Inverness, Bus Station.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Edinburgh Waverley   to Inverness.

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city center of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival bus station in Inverness, called Inverness, is located around 0.1 miles (132 m) away from its city center.

    If you're looking for buses from Edinburgh to Inverness, you can rely on Megabus or Scotrail to get you to Inverness. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Edinburgh to Inverness route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 8 direct buses per day from Edinburgh to Inverness. You can look to travel with Megabus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
    On average, there are 12 buses a day from Edinburgh to Inverness. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the earliest bus from Edinburgh to Inverness at 7: 00 AM   or take the last bus from Edinburgh to Inverness leaving at 6: 50 PM. Look for the latest Edinburgh to Inverness bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
    You can find buses between Edinburgh and Inverness to cost on average $20 (€18) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Edinburgh to Inverness bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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