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.
The average ticket from Inverness to Edinburgh will cost around $ 57 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 37.
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3 h 19 m
3 h 48 m
Trains per day
Of the 7 trains that leave Inverness for Edinburgh every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 181 km distance in an average of 3 h 48 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 19 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 32 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||112 miles (180 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 36 min|
|Average train ticket price||$50 (€40)|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Scotrail or London North Eastern Railway|
Trains from Inverness to Edinburgh cover the 112 miles (180 km) long route taking on average 3 h 36 min with our travel partners like Scotrail or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $27 (€22), but the average price of train tickets is $50 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Inverness and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.
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. There are regular direct trains from Inverness to Edinburgh, provided by Scotrail. Weekday schedules begin with an early morning departure followed by trains roughly every 90 minutes until the final departure in mid-evening. Journey times are around 3 hours and 30 minutes. On Sundays, there is a less frequent service with a later first departure and the last train departing in the early evening. Indirect trains from Inverness to Edinburgh involve using Scotrail services and changing once, at Perth.
Return trains from Edinburgh to Inverness are also available.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Omio customers book a train from Inverness to Edinburgh Waverley most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Inverness and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.
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