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Inverness to London Euston by train

It takes an average of 12h 30m to travel from Inverness to London Euston by train, over a distance of around 443 miles (712 km). There are normally 6 trains per day travelling from Inverness to London Euston and tickets for this journey start from £41 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 8h 17m
PriceFrom £41
Distance443 miles (712 km)
Frequency6 trains per day
First train06:48
Last train21:33
Departure stationInverness
Arrival stationLondon Euston
Changes1 change
Train operatorsCrossCountry, TransPennine Express, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, London North Eastern Railway

Inverness to London Euston train times

Check out the next trains departing from Inverness to London Euston for Wednesday 16th June 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
20:15 On timeinverness09:15 On timelondon eustonPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets13h 0m, 2 changes
21:33 On timeinverness13:58 london eustonPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets16h 25m, 3 changes
21:33 On timeinverness14:34 london eustonPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets17h 1m, 2 changes
04:56 inverness15:00 london eustonPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets10h 4m, 2 changes
06:48 inverness15:16 london eustonPlat. 2 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets8h 28m, 2 changes
07:55 inverness16:11 london eustonPlat. 1 estimatedlondon north eastern railway Super Off PeakGet tickets8h 16m, 1 change
08:45 inverness17:09 london eustonPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets8h 24m, 3 changes
08:45 inverness17:19 london eustonPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets8h 34m, 2 changes
10:46 inverness20:03 london eustonPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets9h 17m, 2 changes
10:46 inverness20:35 london eustonPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail Super Off PeakGet tickets9h 49m, 1 change

Travelling from Inverness to London by train

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.

Route information from Inverness to London

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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Inverness to London Euston? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Inverness to London Euston take?

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.

What's the fastest journey time between Inverness and London Euston by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Inverness to London Euston is 8 hours and 17 minutes.

How much does the train from Inverness to London Euston cost?

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.

Is there a direct train from Inverness to London Euston?

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.

What time does the first train from Inverness to London Euston leave?

The first train from Inverness to London Euston leaves at 06:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Inverness to London Euston leave?

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.

What's the distance between Inverness and London Euston by train?

Trains travelling from Inverness to London Euston cover a distance of around 443 miles (712 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London Euston to Inverness.

Cheap train tickets from Inverness to London Euston

Train tickets from Inverness to London Euston start at £41 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Inverness to London Euston is right for you.

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