Trains from

London to Inverness

  1. on time
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    on time
    Inverness
    Platform 1 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  2. on time
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7 estimated
    13:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7 estimated
    17:18
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    17:41
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    21:02
    Inverness
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Inverness
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  3. on time
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 3 estimated
    15:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 3 estimated
    19:18
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9 estimated
    19:42
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    23:16
    Inverness
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Inverness
    Platform 2 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  4. on time
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 3 estimated
    18:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 3 estimated
    22:19
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 2 estimated
    23:19
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 13 estimated
    00:56
    Perth
    Platform 7 estimated
    05:08
    Perth
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:49
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  5. on time
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    18:18
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    20:15
    York
    Platform 5 estimated
    20:32
    York
    Platform 10 estimated
    23:03
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 9E estimated
    23:19
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 13 estimated
    00:56
    Perth
    Platform 7 estimated
    05:08
    Perth
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:49
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    3 changes
    Peak
  6. on time
    London Euston
    on time
    Inverness
    Platform 1 estimated
    0 changes
    Super Off Peak
  7. on time
    London Euston
    23:50
    London Euston
    07:24
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 7 estimated
    08:34
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 16 estimated
    11:58
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Super Off Peak
  8. London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 4 estimated
    11:20
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 11 estimated
    11:39
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 18 estimated
    12:57
    Perth
    Platform 5 estimated
    13:13
    Perth
    Platform 7 estimated
    15:23
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Peak
  9. London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    09:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 8 estimated
    13:17
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 8 estimated
    13:36
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 17 estimated
    16:54
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. London Kings Cross
    Platform 7 estimated
    10:00
    London Kings Cross
    Platform 7 estimated
    14:21
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 19 estimated
    14:37
    Edinburgh (Waverley)
    Platform 15 estimated
    15:55
    Perth
    Platform 5 estimated
    16:16
    Perth
    Platform 7 estimated
    18:21
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    Inverness
    Platform 3 estimated
    2 changes
    Super Off Peak

Journey information from London to Inverness

  • Train Fares from: £37.00
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct

Travelling from London to Inverness by train

There's a direct train route from London King's Cross to Inverness using Virgin Trains East Coast. Onboard you'll find the buffet car called The Foodbar) usually located either in coach J or H, where you can purchase hot and cold food and drink throughout the day. First Class passengers can enjoy complimentary WiFi, while those seated in Standard can pay a small fee for the service. There's also an alternative route that involves making one change at Edinburgh Waverley, where a ScotRail train will take you on the second leg to the final destination. You can visit our ScotRail page to find out what other onboard services they provide.

 

London to Inverness Route Information

The train from London to Inverness takes you through the heart of England, crossing the Peak District and the Lake District before heading into the Lowlands of Scotland. Make sure to grab a window seat so you don't miss out on these amazing views. It doesn’t stop there though, as one of the best sights is saved for last. The crossing of the Forth Rail Bridge outside Edinburgh is a spectacular experience for all. You’ll then get the chance to see Cairngorms National Park, the largest national park in the UK, before arriving at Inverness.

 

Things to do in Inverness

A city that's famed for its proximity to Loch Ness, you can arrange for a tour of the world-famous loch in hope of spotting old Nessie for yourself. Alternatively, you can visit Urquhart Castle or Cawdor Castle for a magnificent trip back through time, while Chanonry Point is an excellent spot for catching a sight of some wild Dolphins.

  • How long does it take to travel from London to Inverness by train?

    The average journey time between London and Inverness is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 2 trains per day travelling from London to Inverness. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

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

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

    Direct
  • What is the distance between London and Inverness?

    The distance between London and Inverness is 444 miles.

    Distance: 444 miles
  • What time is the first train from London to Inverness?

    The first train from London to Inverness departs at .

    What time is the last train from London to Inverness?

    The last train from London to Inverness departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    Sleeper services may be available on some trains. 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.
  • Savings tips for London to Inverness

    • If you take this train more than 3 times per week, you may be able save money with a Season Ticket. Find out more and see if you can buy a season ticket for London to Inverness here.
    • Use a railcard. National Railcards offer up to 1/3 off train tickets and offer great value for money if you travel by train several times a year. Find out more about railcards here.
    For more tips on saving money on train travel read our cheap train tickets guide here.

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