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from Aberdeen to Inverness

You can get from Aberdeen to Inverness by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Aberdeen to Inverness on Sep 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:22AMAberdeen2h14 10:36AMInverness
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$271One-way
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08:22AMAberdeen2h14 10:36AMInverness
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$271One-way
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10:11AMAberdeen2h12 12:23PMInverness
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$271One-way
11:55AMAberdeen2h12 02:07PMInverness
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$271One-way
01:42PMAberdeen2h21 04:03PMInverness
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$271One-way

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Wed
Sep 22
$49Scotrail
$27Megabus
Thu
Sep 23
$27Scotrail
$27Megabus
Fri
Sep 24
$49Scotrail
$27Megabus
Sat
Sep 25
$27Scotrail
$27Megabus
Sun
Sep 26
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$27Megabus
Mon
Sep 27
$19Scotrail
$27Megabus
Wed
Sep 29
$15Scotrail
$27Megabus
Fri
Oct 1
$15Scotrail
$27Megabus
Sat
Oct 2
$15Scotrail
$27Megabus
Sun
Oct 3
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$27Megabus
Tue
Oct 5
$14Scotrail
$27Megabus
Wed
Oct 6
$15Scotrail
$27Megabus
Thu
Oct 7
$14Scotrail
$27Megabus
Fri
Oct 8
$12Scotrail
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Sat
Oct 9
$15Scotrail
$27Megabus
Sun
Oct 10
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$27Megabus
Mon
Oct 11
$14Scotrail
$27Megabus

Travel Information between Aberdeen and Inverness

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $27
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€16) • 2 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€16) • 2 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Scotrail

Travel 82 miles (132 km) by bus or train from Aberdeen to Inverness. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 8 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Scotrail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Aberdeen to Inverness.

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Travel from Aberdeen to Inverness
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FAQs
How do I travel from Aberdeen to Inverness?

There are 2 ways to travel from Aberdeen to Inverness including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Aberdeen to Inverness?

The cheapest way to travel from Aberdeen to Inverness is by taking a train with an average price of $20 (€16).

This is compared to other travel options to Inverness:

A train is $8 (€6) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Aberdeen to Inverness costing on average $27 (€22).

What is the quickest way from Aberdeen to Inverness?

The quickest way to travel from Aberdeen to Inverness is by train, which takes on average 2 h 8 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 10 min   of travel time.

How far is Inverness from Aberdeen?

Inverness is approximately 82 miles (132 km) away from Aberdeen.

How many services a day are there between Aberdeen and Inverness?

The average frequency per day from Aberdeen to Inverness is:

  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Inverness from Aberdeen as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Aberdeen and Inverness, what are the departure and arrival points in Aberdeen and Inverness?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Aberdeen to Inverness:

  • Buses mostly leave from Aberdeen, Guild Street and tend to arrive in Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness.
  • Trains mostly depart from Aberdeen and arrive in Inverness.
Who can get me from Aberdeen to Inverness?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Aberdeen to Inverness, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Inverness by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Aberdeen to Inverness tickets on Omio for $27 (€22).
  • Scotrail can get you to Inverness by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Scotrail from Aberdeen to Inverness for $20 (€16) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route between Aberdeen and Inverness?

Yes, there are direct routes from Aberdeen to Inverness with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Inverness with Scotrail with 8 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Inverness tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Where should I go next after I travel to Inverness from Aberdeen?
Looking to extend your trip from Aberdeen to Inverness? Many Omio customers who go from Aberdeen to Inverness usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Edinburgh, London or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore Edinburgh, London or Glasgow from Inverness, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I book a ticket from Aberdeen to Inverness online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Aberdeen to Inverness, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $27 (€22) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $20 (€16) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Aberdeen to Inverness online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Inverness
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