London to Inverness train

Cheap train tickets from London to Inverness

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

116

Average

187

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
10:43AMLondon Euston9h24 08:07PMInverness
1 transfer
1161One-way
Cheapest
11:30AMLondon Euston8h37 08:07PMInverness
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1161One-way
12:00PMLondon Kings Cross8h07 08:07PMInverness
0 transfers
1921One-way
01:00PMLondon Kings Cross8h24 09:24PMInverness
1 transfer
2291One-way
10:00AMLondon Kings Cross8h26 06:26PMInverness
2 transfers
2291One-way

Train schedule from London to Inverness

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, September 28
09:00AMLondon Kings Cross8h03 05:03PMInverness
1 transfer
10:00AMLondon Kings Cross8h26 06:26PMInverness
2 transfers
10:43AMLondon Euston9h24 08:07PMInverness
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11:30AMLondon Euston8h37 08:07PMInverness
2 transfers
12:00PMLondon Kings Cross8h07 08:07PMInverness
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01:00PMLondon Kings Cross8h24 09:24PMInverness
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Fastest train times from London to Inverness

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

8 h 3 m

Average

8 h 30 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

714 km

Of the 6 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.

Fastest
09:00AMLondon Kings Cross8h03 05:03PMInverness
1 transfer
2391One-way
12:00PMLondon Kings Cross8h07 08:07PMInverness
0 transfers
1921One-way
01:00PMLondon Kings Cross8h24 09:24PMInverness
1 transfer
2291One-way
10:00AMLondon Kings Cross8h26 06:26PMInverness
2 transfers
2291One-way
11:30AMLondon Euston8h37 08:07PMInverness
2 transfers
1161One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Inverness

distanceDistance443 miles (714 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$109 (€107)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway, Scotrail, Lumo, Caledonian Sleeper or Avanti West Coast

Trains from London to Inverness cover the 443 miles (714 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 7 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Scotrail, Lumo, Caledonian Sleeper or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $109 (€107), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $59 (€58). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Inverness.

Train providers: ScotRail from London to Inverness trains

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    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!

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    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
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap London to Inverness trains for as little as $59 (€58)  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Inverness train to cost on average $109 (€107)  one way.
    The distance between London and Inverness by train is approximately 443 miles (714 km).
    On average the London to Inverness train time is 8 h 7 min  covering the 443 miles (714 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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

    Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Inverness, located 0.1 miles (54 m) away from the city center.

    For the journey from London to Inverness you can take a train with London North Eastern Railway, Scotrail, Lumo, Caledonian Sleeper or Avanti West Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Inverness from London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from London to Inverness. You can look to travel with London North Eastern Railway  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
    On average, there are 5 trains a day from London to Inverness. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the first train from London to Inverness at 4: 45 AM. The last train from London to Inverness that you can take departs at 10: 50 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from London to Inverness schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    If you book a train ticket from London to Inverness within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $109 (€107) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between London and Inverness are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    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 to Inverness from London.
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    Phone Number
    +44 3450774224
    Public transit options for London Victoria
    Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
    Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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    +44 3457114141
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    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transit options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transit options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    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
    Metro: N/A
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    24/7
    Public transit options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Metro: Tube Lines.
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transit options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139
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    Phone Number
    +44 3451652030
    Public transit options for London Waterloo
    Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
    Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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    Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
    Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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    Public transit options for London Bridge
    Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
    Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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    Public transit options for Heathrow Airport T123
    Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
    Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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    Public transit options for London Marylebone
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
    Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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