Oxford to Inverness by train

  • First train
    06:38
  • Last train
    00:27
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 14m
  • Distance
    665 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    13
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr 30m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Oxford to Inverness by train

Fast trains from Oxford to Inverness take around 9 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 665 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Oxford and Inverness.

1. Are there direct trains from Oxford to Inverness?

Journeys between Oxford and Inverness usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Oxford to Inverness every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 15 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Oxford to Inverness?

The Oxford to Inverness train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Oxford to Inverness train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Inverness is usually scheduled to depart Oxford around 06:38 and the last train is around 00:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Oxford around 06:39, and the last at 00:07.

When to book Oxford to Inverness train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Oxford to Inverness by train.

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Which train companies operate between Oxford and Inverness?

More than one train company operates on the route from Oxford to Inverness, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • Chiltern Railways
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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