It takes an average of 28m to travel from Wick to Thurso by train, over a distance of around 19 miles (30 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Wick to Thurso and tickets for this journey start from £7.60 when you book in advance.
19 miles (30 km)
8 trains per day
Direct trains available
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On average, it takes around 28 minutes to travel from Wick to Thurso by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 28 minutes though. You'll usually find 8 trains per day running along the 19 miles (30 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Thurso. ScotRail are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Thurso in no time.
To help you get great train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Wick to Thurso in our Journey Planner. Just remember, as well as travelling Off-Peak or using a Railcard, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from £7.60.
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The average journey time by train between Wick and Thurso is 28 minutes, with around 8 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 Wick to Thurso is 28 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Wick to Thurso can start from as little as £7.60 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Wick to Thurso without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Wick to Thurso each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Wick to Thurso leaves at 05:18. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Wick to Thurso leaves at 16:00. 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 Wick to Thurso cover a distance of around 19 miles (30 km) during the journey.
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