The cheapest trains from London to Inverness

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Cheapest

$286

Average

$286

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 London to Inverness will cost around $ 286 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 286.

Cheapest
09:30AMLondon Kings Cross10h34 08:04PMInverness
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$2861One-way

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The fastest trains from London to Inverness

Showing times and prices for Oct 23

Fastest Journey

10 h 34 m

Average

10 h 34 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

714 km

Of the 1 trains that leave London for Inverness every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 714 km distance in an average of 10 h 34 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 10 h 34 m .

The slowest trains will take 10 h 34 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.

Fastest
09:30AMLondon Kings Cross10h34 08:04PMInverness
0 changes
$2861One-way

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Train Information from London to Inverness

distanceDistance443 miles (714 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$248 (€201)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway or Caledonian Sleeper

Trains from London to Inverness cover the 443 miles (714 km) long route taking on average 7 h 54 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway or Caledonian Sleeper. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $248 (€201), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $97 (€79). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Inverness.

Trains from London to Inverness

It's nearly 450 miles from London to Inverness, and making the journey by train is among the most relaxing travel solutions. Every day, there are at least two trains from London to Inverness operated by London North Eastern Railway (LNER). Some are direct, although most require at least one change. The fastest journeys are by LNER Azuma trains and take 7 hours 54 minutes.

London to Inverness train times: Daily departures

Trains from London to Inverness leave from King's Cross Station, with the first train of the day at 7:00 a.m. This service requires two changes and arrives at 3:22 p.m. The quickest train of the day departs at 9:00 a.m. and arrives at 4:54 p.m., requiring just one change at Edinburgh Waverley station. There are up to six daily trains from London to Inverness, and the last train of the departs at 4:00 p.m. and arrives in Inverness at 8:36 a.m. the following day. 

How long is the journey by train from London to Inverness?

The quickest train journeys from London to Inverness take just under eight hours. The longest journeys require lengthy waits to switch trains at Aberdeen or Stirling. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Inverness?

Departure train station: Trains to Inverness leave from King's Cross Station, which is easy to access by public transport and has its own underground station. Tube lines serving King's Cross include the Circle Line, Metropolitan Line, Victoria Line, and Northern Line. Several bus stops are outside the station on York Way and Euston Road. Amenities at King's Cross include a first-class lounge, currency exchange services, ATMs, shops, restaurants, and bars. 

Arrival train station: All London trains arrive at Inverness Railway Station, which is in the centre of the city an easy walk from Eastgate Shopping Centre. Showers are available at the station, including an accessible shower for passengers with disabilities. Amenities include a station buffet, catering trolleys, free public WiFi, and ATMs.

Which train companies travel from London to Inverness?

LNER operates trains from London to Inverness, and some routes are served by LNER's flagship Azuma bullet trains, which offer higher levels of passenger comfort and speed. The beautiful route to Inverness takes in some of the UK's most scenic landscapes, offering passengers a unique, relaxing experience. 

LNER London to Inverness

Most trains from London to Inverness require at least one change, although there are some direct services. There are both standard and first-class coaches and free WiFi. 

London to Inverness trains: Services on board

First-class tickets, available on all LNER trains from London to Inverness, enable passengers to use the lounge at King's Cross prior to their departure. They also include ergonomic seating and lots of room, with complimentary two-course meals of traditional Scottish dishes and other classics. The Azuma trains feature the fastest WiFi of LNER's fleet, so it's easy to stream entertainment during journeys. Quiet coaches on all trains to Inverness make it easy for first-class or standard travellers to relax during journeys. Standard-fare passengers can purchase snacks or meals from the café bar or trolley service.

Passengers with disabilities can arrange for support prior to their journey. Luggage assistance is also available, and passengers can take up to two domestic pets free on any trip. There's room to carry between three and five cycles on all trains from London to Inverness, but this should be booked in advance, Folding bikes are considered normal luggage. 

How to find cheap train tickets from London to Inverness

Omio is perfect for finding cheap train tickets from London to Inverness. Booking tickets in advance is the best way to find deals, and lets passengers to reserve the seats they prefer. Opting for slower services can also help save on tickets. Trains to Inverness can be very busy at peak times of year such as summer and bank holidays. Buying tickets in advance for these times via the Omio app is always the best plan!

Travel Tips

Trains from London to Inverness
Travel by train 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 London to Inverness.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Inverness from London cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between London and Inverness for the next 7 days starting from $97 (€79)  one way.
How much is a train ticket between London and Inverness?
The London to Inverness train ticket price is on average $248 (€201)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Inverness from London by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from London to Inverness by train to be approximately 443 miles (714 km).
How long is the train to Inverness from London?
While the time it takes to travel 443 miles (714 km) between London and Inverness can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London to Inverness train journey time is on average 7 h 54 min.
What station does the train from London to Inverness depart from? Which Inverness train station do I come into from London?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Inverness.

Where is the London train station located? Where is the Inverness train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of London.

The most popular arrival train station, Inverness, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Inverness.

Which train companies can get me from London to Inverness?
For the best London to Inverness train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with London North Eastern Railway or Caledonian Sleeper. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Inverness from London to compare what amenities they may offer.
Is there a direct train from London to Inverness?
Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from London to Inverness, and you can find a direct train for this journey with London North Eastern Railway  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many train services are there from London to Inverness a day?
The average number of trains departing London for Inverness is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from London to Inverness?
You can take the first train from London to Inverness at 8: 00 AM. The last train from London to Inverness that you can take departs at 11: 35 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Inverness schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I buy the London to Inverness train for the best deals on tickets?
You can find trains to Inverness from London to cost on average $248 (€201) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the London to Inverness train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Inverness
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your journey from London to Inverness.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
44401
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar