There are no direct services for this route but you can take a ScotRail train from Inverness to Edinburgh Haymarket, before changing for a TransPennine Express service to Carlisle. From there, an Avanti West Coast (formerly Virgin Trains) train will take you to London Euston. All London North Eastern Railway (LNER) trains come with First Class options including free WiFi (those travelling in Standard can pay a small fee for the service).
If you're travelling from Inverness to London, you may find it quicker to travel from Inverness to London King's Cross instead. You can then take the Underground for one stop to Euston if you need to catch a connecting train from there.
ScotRail provides free WiFi on this route, First Class seating, and there are no restrictions on bikes. However, space is limited during peak hours. There's also an at-seat buffet cart service providing hot and cold drinks and light snacks.
For more information, visit our ScotRail page.
From Inverness you'll be taken through the scenic Scottish Highlands. You'll then be able to enjoy the picturesque landscapes of Cairngorms National Park, the largest national park in the British Isles.
After a brief stop in Edinburgh, you'll be treated to a view of the coast and the North Sea before heading down through the North East of England. You'll pass through York and Peterborough as you head towards London Euston.
The average journey time by train between Inverness and London Euston is 12 hours and 30 minutes, with around 6 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Inverness to London Euston is 8 hours and 17 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Inverness to London Euston can start from as little as £41 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
No, there are no direct train services from Inverness to London Euston. Travelling from Inverness to London Euston by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Inverness to London Euston leaves at 06:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Inverness to London Euston leaves at 21:33. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Inverness to London Euston cover a distance of around 443 miles (712 km) during the journey.
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