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Cheap train tickets and times from London to Inverness

Showing times and prices for May 23

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

8 h 7 m

Average

8 h 40 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

714 km

Cheap train tickets from London to start from $160 with an average ticket price of $166.

The fastest train from London to takes 8h 7m in comparison to an average duration of 8h 40m and covers a distance of 714 km.

6 trains that leave London for every day with 1 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
11:30AM8h37
London Euston (EUS)
08:07PMInverness station (INV)
$1601One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
10:16AM9h51
London Euston (EUS)
08:07PMInverness station (INV)
$1601One-way
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
01:00PM8h24
London Kings Cross (KGX)
09:24PMInverness station (INV)
$1691One-way
1 transfer
London North Eastern Railway
10:00AM8h26
London Kings Cross (KGX)
06:26PMInverness station (INV)
$1691One-way
2 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
12:00PM8h07
London Kings Cross (KGX)
08:07PMInverness station (INV)
$1691One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from London to Inverness

distanceDistance443 miles (714 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$156 (€134)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, Lumo, Virgin Trains or ScotRail

Trains from London to Inverness cover the 443 miles (714 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 4 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, Lumo, Virgin Trains or ScotRail. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $107 (€93), but the average price of train tickets is $156 (€134). Travelers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Inverness.

Train providers: East Coast, Caledonian Sleeper and Virgin Trains from London to Inverness trains

Travel between London and Inverness from $71 (€61) with Omio’s train partners East Coast, Caledonian Sleeper and Virgin Trains! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

The Caledonian Sleeper is a train service operating in the United Kingdom. It offers overnight journeys between London, Scotland, the North of England and Wales. The service is operated by Serco and consists of two types of trains: the Classic Sleeper and the Lowland Sleeper. The Classic Sleeper offers comfortable sleeping berths, while the Lowland Sleeper offers reclining seats. Both trains offer onboard facilities such as Wi-Fi, power sockets, and complimentary tea and coffee. Ticket types include Standard, First Class and Solo. Standard tickets offer access to the lounge car, while First Class tickets include access to the lounge car and complimentary breakfast. Solo tickets are available for single travellers and offer access to the lounge car and a private sleeping berth. The most popular routes for the Caledonian Sleeper are London to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness. Passengers can also travel from London to Aberdeen, Fort William and Dundee.

London to Inverness train information with Caledonian Sleeper:

  • Average Duration: 11 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: $78
  • Caledonian Sleeper frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Trains from London to Inverness

FAQs: Travel by train from London 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
Cheap train tickets from London to Inverness can start from as little as $107 (€93) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Inverness is $156 (€134); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from London to Inverness is 8 h 4 min   to travel the 443 mile (714 km) long trip, with around there is 1 train per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Inverness leaves at 5: 16 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Inverness leaves at 11: 45 PM.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from London to Inverness with East Coast or Caledonian Sleeper. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from London to Inverness, you can count on East Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, Lumo, Virgin Trains or ScotRail for the best way to get you to Inverness. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from London to Inverness and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, you can take a night train from London to Inverness with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your journey from including London Waterloo, London Euston and London Paddington. When arriving in Inverness, you can end your trip in train stations like Inverness and Inverness, Bus Station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Inverness, located 0.3 miles (469 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from London to Inverness by train is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Inverness from London including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Inverness

London
Inverness
London Waterloo is the most popular London railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your trip to Inverness.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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Public transit options for London Fenchurch Street
Onward travel information: Rail replacement buses will stop outside HSBC on Fenchurch Street. Aldgate Bus Station. Details of the buses serving Fenchurch Street and Aldgate area, and the Bus Stops they are using is available here
Metro: London Underground (Circle Line and District Line) at Tower Hill - 200m from the Tower Hill exit London Underground (Metropolitan Line, Circle Line) at Aldgate - 300m from Fenchurch Place exit. Docklands Light Railway at Tower Gateway - 300m from the Tower Hill exit.
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Public transit options for London Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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