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from Edinburgh to Thurso

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Travel Information from Edinburgh to Thurso

distanceDistance182 miles (294 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$110 - $195
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $110 (€92) • 8 h 47 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $195 (€163) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLoganair or Scotrail

Take a flight or train to travel 182 miles (294 km) between Edinburgh and Thurso. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $110 (€92). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Loganair or Scotrail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Thurso.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Thurso

Travel to Thurso 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 Edinburgh to Thurso.

What are the ways to get from Edinburgh to Thurso?

There are 2 ways to travel from Edinburgh to Thurso including taking a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Edinburgh to Thurso?

The cheapest way to go to Thurso from Edinburgh is by taking a train, which costs on average $110 (€92).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Thurso:

A train is generally $85 (€71) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $195 (€163) from Edinburgh to Thurso.

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Thurso?

The quickest way to travel to Thurso from Edinburgh is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 47 min.

How far is it from Edinburgh to Thurso?

Thurso is approximately 182 miles (294 km) away from Edinburgh.

When traveling between Edinburgh and Thurso, what are the departure and arrival points in Edinburgh and Thurso?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Edinburgh to Thurso:

  • Trains from Edinburgh to Thurso most often leave from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Thurso.

Which travel companies can get me from Edinburgh to Thurso?

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

  • Loganair can get you to Thurso by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Loganair from Edinburgh to Thurso for $195 (€163) on Omio.
  • Travel with Scotrail to go to Thurso by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Scotrail Edinburgh to Thurso tickets on Omio for $110 (€92).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Edinburgh to Thurso?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Edinburgh to Thurso often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Inverness, Glasgow or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Edinburgh and Thurso itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Thurso and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy Edinburgh to Thurso tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $195 (€163) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $110 (€92) one way on average.

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

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