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Sit back and enjoy the landscapes of the Scottish Highlands as you travel to the nation’s capital by train from Inverness to Edinburgh. No matter if you’re travelling for business or leisure, stay on top of train times via our live departures board and let us take the hassle out of your journey. All you need to do is book your train tickets from Inverness to Edinburgh, sit back and watch the world go by.

Journey information from Inverness to Edinburgh

  • How long is the average journey duration from Inverness to Edinburgh? 3 hours 44 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Inverness to Edinburgh? 3 hours 19 minutes
  • When is the first train from Inverness to Edinburgh? 04:56
  • When is the last train from Inverness to Edinburgh? 18:53
  • How many services run for Inverness to Edinburgh today? 6

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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