|Distance||112 miles (180 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 21 min|
|Average train ticket price||$53 (€43)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Scotrail or London North Eastern Railway|
Trains from Edinburgh to Inverness cover the 112 miles (180 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 21 min with our travel partners like Scotrail or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $27 (€22), but the average price of train tickets is $53 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Inverness.
Trains in the United Kingdom are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes in the UK. Trains from Edinburgh to Inverness are operated by Scotrail and East Coast with services beginning in the early hours of the morning and departing at regular intervals throughout the day. There are 6 direct trains per day, with a journey time of approximately 3½ hours. The other 6 departures involve a transfer in Perth or Stirling and have a slightly longer journey time of around 4 hours. Services are usually reduced on Sundays and involve longer journey times. All Edinburgh to Inverness trains depart from Edinburgh's Waverley train station and arrive at Inverness train station.
Average prices for trains from Edinburgh to Inverness when you book in advance
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Edinburgh to Inverness Trains: General Information
Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices for Edinburgh to Inverness trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:
Trains from Edinburgh to Inverness leave from Edinburgh Waverley Station, located close to Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street, with its shops and hotels. Lothian and First Bus operate a network of regular buses, including night bus routes. Edinburgh Coach Lines has a tourist route, while several companies run hop-on hop-off tourist buses which are a good way for visitors to get around Edinburgh. Suburban trains leave Waverley for nearby towns and taxis can be found at the station entrance.
Inverness is known as the Gateway to the Highlands and near Loch Ness; home to the mythical monster. Inverness is a small town, used as a base for visitors exploring the countryside of Northern Scotland, but does have a few attractions of its own, including a museum, an art gallery, and the Ship Space; which displays nautical artifacts and large ships. Trains from Edinburgh to Inverness arrive at the train station in the heart of the town, from where it is possible to reach most places by foot. Stagecoach provides local bus routes to surrounding towns and villages, as well as regional services to the Highlands and Stornaway, on the Isle of Lewis. The station has a taxi rank located outside the entrance.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arriving in Inverness.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Edinburgh.
The most popular arrival train station, Inverness, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Inverness.
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