Inverness to Thurso by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 43m
  • Distance
    130 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 50m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Inverness to Thurso by train

Fast trains from Inverness to Thurso take around 3 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 130 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Inverness and Thurso.

1. Are there direct trains from Inverness to Thurso?

Direct trains from Inverness to Thurso have been found.

We usually find around 9 direct trains on the route from Inverness to Thurso every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 5 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Inverness to Thurso?

The Inverness to Thurso train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Inverness to Thurso train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Thurso is usually scheduled to depart Inverness around 07:00 and the last train is around 18:33. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Inverness to Thurso train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Inverness to Thurso by train.

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Which train companies operate between Inverness and Thurso?

ScotRail is the train company that operates on the route from Inverness to Thurso.

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.