How to travel from Aberdeen to Inverness

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Travel Information between Aberdeen and Inverness

distanceDistance82 miles (132 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€22) • 5 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $45 (€40) • 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or Scotrail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Aberdeen to Inverness.

Travel Tips: Travel from Aberdeen to Inverness

Travel 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 Aberdeen to Inverness.

There are 2 travel options from Aberdeen to Inverness: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Aberdeen to Inverness is by taking a bus with an average price of $25 (€22).

This is compared to other travel options to Inverness:

Taking a bus is usually $20 (€18) less than taking a train to Inverness, which costs on average $45 (€40) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Inverness from Aberdeen is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 8 min.

Other travel options to Inverness can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 10 min.

You should expect to travel around 82 miles (132 km) 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 trip between Aberdeen and Inverness as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses most often depart from Aberdeen at Aberdeen, Guild Street and arrive in Inverness at Inverness.
  • Trains from Aberdeen to Inverness most often leave from Aberdeen and arrive in 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 for buses to Inverness. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Aberdeen to Inverness tickets on Omio for $25 (€22).
  • Travel with Scotrail for trains to Inverness. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Scotrail Aberdeen to Inverness tickets on Omio for $45 (€40).
Many of our customers traveling from Aberdeen to Inverness don't make Inverness their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Inverness are Edinburgh, London or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Inverness to any of these top destinations today!

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 are costing $25 (€22) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $45 (€40) one way on average.

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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