Trains Edinburgh to Inverness

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  • Fastest journey is 3 hours and 35 minutes
  • About 12 trains per day from Edinburgh to Inverness
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Facts

Trains Inverness <> Edinburgh  

Booking horizon  approx. 12 weeks
Duration 3h35
Distance  156 miles
Direct trains Direct
First train Inverness 04h53
Last train Inverness 20h44
First train Edinburgh 06h33
Last train Edinburgh 23h19
Trains per day 12
Train company ScotRail
Station Inverness Inverness
Station Edinburgh Edinburgh Waverley

Timetable

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The first train leaves at 06h33 from Edinburgh Waverley to Inverness, the last train leaves at 23h19. The journey time is 3 hours and 35 minutes between the two cities. Each day around 12 trains run between Edinburgh and Inverness. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Inverness!

Travel by Scotrail

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Seat reservations are optional
  • At-seat catering is available on most trains 
  • Free wifi 

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Light meals and snacks are included 
  • Reclining seats
  • Solo seats 
  • Seat reservations are included if you buy online 
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power sockets at all seats 
  • Free wifi 
  • Newspaper and magazines

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Inverness station - Info

Railway Station Inverness

Inverness has one major train station, "Inverness".

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 06:30 - 20:30
  • Saturday 06:30 - 18:30
  • Sunday 09:15 - 20:20

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Wifi: yes
  • Left luggage: yes 
  • Parking: yes, free

To the city centre

Rent-a-bike: 

To the airport: 

A bus service links Inverness with Inverness Airport. For details, visit www.travelinescotland.com or call 0871 200 22 33 (24 hours)

Finding your platform:

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

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Edinburgh Waverley - Info

Railway Station Edinburgh

Edinburgh Waverley is the name of the main station of Edinburgh.

Collection of pre-purchased tickets

  • From ticket office: yes
  • Ticket machine: yes

Operator(s)

Station map

Ticket office 

  • Monday - Friday 05:00 - 23:59
  • Saturday 05:00 - 23:59
  • Sunday 07:00 - 23:59

Facilities 

  • Bicycle parking: yes
  • Wifi: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, New Street: Long Stay, http://www.trainstationparking.co.uk/ 
  • First class Lounge: yes
  • Left luggage: Lockers located on Platform 19. Mon - Sun 07:00 - 23:00.

To the city centre

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: 5 minutes
  • Tram: - 
  • Bus: 15 minutes 
  • Taxi: yes, www.traintaxi.co.uk 

Rent-a-bike

Bike & Go: Bikes available for public hire from the station concourse. Register online: www.scotrail.co.uk/bike-and-go

To the airport

  • 'Airlink 100' express shuttle bus, operated by Lothian Buses. For details: www.lothianbuses.com 

Finding your platform

Check the large departure boards to find the right train - if it's not clear do not hesitate to ask one of the many helpful staff.  

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