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Reach the northernmost town on the British mainland with ease by taking the train from Inverness to Thurso. The direct journey runs frequently and travels through some of Scotland’s most impressive landscapes. Check the train times and buy your train tickets from Inverness to Thurso below. Then, take your seat and watch the world go by as we handle all the logistics.

Journey information from Inverness to Thurso

  • How long is the average journey duration from Inverness to Thurso? 3 hours 50 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Inverness to Thurso? 3 hours 43 minutes
  • When is the first train from Inverness to Thurso? 07:00
  • When is the last train from Inverness to Thurso? 18:31
  • How many services run for Inverness to Thurso today? 4

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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