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Thurso is the most northerly train station in Britain. It's over 150 miles north of Inverness (three hours by rail) and just a few degrees south of the famous signposts at John o' Groats - 20 miles away to the east by road. Fittingly, the name of the line serving Thurso is the Far North Line. As well as bringing visitors to the town, it also connects passengers with the port of Scrabster, where ferries head further north across the Pentland Firth to Stromness on the Orkney Islands. There has been a ferry operating this route continuously since 1856. Travelling along the Far North Line to Thurso weave through dramatic landscapes, giving you a unique view of the Highlands. Some claim it is Britain's most rural railway, and for long stretches of the journey you're about as close to the wilderness as you can get while still being on a train.

Station details & facilities

Thurso station has a single platform - it's a terminus, and all departing trains head south. There is level access throughout. From Monday to Saturday there are four trains a day to Wick and four to Inverness. On Sundays there's just one train to each. The entrance to the station is on Lovers Lane, and inside you'll find a ticket office, a bike rack and waiting area. Toilets are on the platform.

Departures and arrivals from Thurso

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Thurso station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to InvernessScotRail06:501Scheduled
to InvernessScotRail08:341Scheduled
to WickScotRail11:021Scheduled
to InvernessScotRail13:06Scheduled
to WickScotRail14:27Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from WickScotRail06:461Scheduled
from WickScotRail08:301Scheduled
from InvernessScotRail10:591Scheduled
from WickScotRail13:02Scheduled
from InvernessScotRail14:24Scheduled
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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