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Edinburgh to Inverness

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  1. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16
    11:38
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16
    12:57
    Perth
    Platform 5
    13:14
    Perth
    Platform 7
    15:22
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  2. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 20 estimated
    on time
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  3. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 18 estimated
    14:37
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 18 estimated
    15:55
    Perth
    Platform 6 estimated
    16:15
    Perth
    Platform 7 estimated
    18:26
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    on time
    Inverness
    Platform 1 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 13 estimated
    17:18
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 13 estimated
    18:05
    Stirling
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:10
    Stirling
    Platform 2 estimated
    18:49
    Perth
    Platform 2 estimated
    19:01
    Perth
    Platform 4 estimated
    21:01
    Inverness
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Inverness
    Platform 1 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 13 estimated
    17:18
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 13 estimated
    18:05
    Stirling
    Platform 6 estimated
    18:39
    Stirling
    Platform 2 estimated
    21:27
    Inverness
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Inverness
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  7. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    17:36
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    20:03
    Aberdeen
    Platform 5 estimated
    20:14
    Aberdeen
    Platform 7S estimated
    22:29
    Inverness
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Inverness
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. on time
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
    on time
    Inverness
    Platform 2 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  9. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    06:30
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    07:45
    Perth
    Platform 2 estimated
    08:09
    Perth
    Platform 4 estimated
    10:27
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak

Journey information from Edinburgh to Inverness

  • Train Fares from: £8.30
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Edinburgh to Inverness by train?

    The average journey time between Edinburgh and Inverness is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 9 trains per day travelling from Edinburgh to Inverness. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Edinburgh to Inverness?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh to Inverness without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Edinburgh to Inverness.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Edinburgh and Inverness?

    The distance between Edinburgh and Inverness is 113 miles.

    Distance: 113 miles
  • What time is the first train from Edinburgh to Inverness?

    The first train from Edinburgh to Inverness departs at .

    What time is the last train from Edinburgh to Inverness?

    The last train from Edinburgh to Inverness departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Find journey information for Inverness to Edinburgh

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*Average savings on all fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.**Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.