Travel Connections to Scrabster

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.
The train departs from Thurso to Inverness

Scrabster 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
Clan Gunn Centre in Latheron, Caithness

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 Stagecoach14:15
Scrabster Pier - arrive with Stagecoach18:01

Scotrail (Operates until further notice)

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 Sat
Inverness Railway Station - depart with Scotrail07:0014:00
Thurso Railway Station - arrive with Scotrail10:5917:50
Deer in Caithness

Southbound Travel from Scrabster

Stagecoach (Operates until further notice)
All Stagecoach buses depart from the new NorthLink passenger terminal on the pier. The service number is X99 or X98.

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

Mon to FriSatSun
Scrabster Pier - depart with Stagecoach09:0009:0010:4510:45
Inverness Bus Station - arrive with Stagecoach12:5412:5015:0114:35

Scotrail (Operates until further notice)
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 SatSun
Thurso Railway Station - depart with Scotrail08:3413:0616:3212:30
Inverness Railway Station - arrive with Sctorail12:2617:0220:1016:16
Heading to Scrabster from Thurso town centre

Useful Taxi Numbers

Bill’s Taxis:01847 891622Meiklejohn’s Taxis: 01847 892827
Caithness Cabs:01847 895677Ormlie Taxis:01847 893434
Grove Lane Taxis:01847 891144Pentland Cabs:01847 895474
Harbour Taxis:01847 892868Violets Taxis: 01847 893374
Highland Cabs:01847 555 555Vistravi Executive:01847 893432