Train to Thurso

Travel Connections to Scrabster Ferry Terminal

Scrabster by Air

  • Wick Airport is located 23½ miles from the town. There is a regular air service to Edinburgh.

Scrabster by Bus

  • Rapsons operate local bus routes in the North of Scotland.
  • Stagecoach operate a regular coach service from Scrabster to Inverness.
  • Some services stop at the Ferry Terminal in Scrabster, while others stop 1½ miles from the Terminal, in the centre of Thurso.

caithness-thurso_trainScrabster by Rail

  • Scotrail operate regular rail services from Thurso to Inverness and Wick.
  • Thurso Train Station is located about 2 miles from the terminal.
  • IMPORTANT: Train Passengers are advised to prebook Scrabster taxi travel for ferry connections due to the restricted bus timetable between Scrabster and Thurso

Northbound Travel to Scrabster

Stagecoach (Operates until further notice)

Stagecoach buses depart from Inverness Bus Station, Farraline Park. Advance reservations are recommended.

To contact Stagecoach call 01463 233371 or book online at www.stagecoachbus.com

Mon to Sun
Inverness Bus Station - depart with Stagecoach14:30
Scrabster Pier - arrive with Stagecoach18:04
Scrabster Pier - depart with NorthLink19:00
Stromness Pier - arrive with NorthLink20:30

Scotrail (Operates until 1oth December 2016)

The railway station is located on Princess Street, Thurso, approx. 2½ miles from the NorthLink passenger terminal. Passengers travelling on the train should arrange their own transport to connect with the ferry.

Advance reservations are recommended, to contact Scotrail call 0344 811 0141 or book online at www.scotrail.co.uk

Mon to FriSat
Inverness Railway Station - depart with Scotrail14:0007:0214:00
Thurso Railway Station - arrive with Scotrail17:5310:5917:50
Scrabster Pier - depart with NorthLink19:0012:0019:00
Stromness Pier - arrive with NorthLink20:3013:3020:30

caithness-latheronSouthbound Travel from Scrabster

Stagecoach (Operates until further notice)
All departures are operated by Stagecoach and the service number is X99. Stagecoach buses depart from the new NorthLink passenger terminal on the pier.

Advance reservations are recommended. To contact Stagecoach call 01463 233371 or book online at www.stagecoachbus.com

Mon to FriSatSun
Stromness Pier - depart with NorthLink06:3006:3009:0009:00
Scrabster Pier - arrive with NorthLink08:0008:0010:3010:30
Scrabster Pier - depart with Stagecoach08:1008:44 *10:50 #10:45
Inverness Bus Station - arrive with Stagecoach11:5011:50 *14:2014:25

* This service number is X88 and to reach Inverness you must change bus at 09:34 in Dunbeath, boarding the X99 at 09:36

# Bus departs from Thurso Sir George Street – use a prebooked taxi to connect

Scotrail (Operates until 1oth December 2016)
The railway station is located on Princess Street, Thurso, approx. 2½ miles from the NorthLink passenger terminal. Passengers travelling on the ferry should arrange their own transport to connect with the train.

Advance reservations are recommended, to contact Scotrail call 0344 811 0141 or book online at www.scotrail.co.uk

Mon to FriSatSun
Stromness Pier - depart with NorthLink06:3009:0009:00
Scrabster Pier - arrive with NorthLink08:0010:3010:30
Thurso Railway Station - depart with Scotrail08:3413:0612:30
Inverness Railway Station - arrive with Sctorail12:2517:0116:16

 

Useful Taxi Numbers

Bill’s Taxis:01847 891622Ormlie Taxis:01847 893434
Grove Lane Taxis:01847 891144Pentland Cabs:01847 895474
Harbour Taxis:01847 892868Violets Taxis: 01847 893374
Meiklejohn’s Taxis: 01847 892827Vistravi Executive:01847 893432

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