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Stafford to Inverness by train

  • First train
    06:01
  • Last train
    23:53
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 19m
  • Distance
    537 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    1
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Stafford to Inverness by train

Fast trains from Stafford to Inverness take around 7 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 537 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stafford and Inverness.

1. Are there direct trains from Stafford to Inverness?

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

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Stafford to Inverness every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures.

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

The Stafford to Inverness train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Inverness is usually scheduled to depart Stafford around 06:36 and the last train is around 23:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stafford around 06:01, and the last at 23:32.

When to book Stafford 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 Stafford to Inverness by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stafford and Inverness?

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

  • Caledonian Sleeper
  • East Coast
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • ScotRail
  • Serco Caledonian Sleeper
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Inverness to Stafford by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

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.