Trains from Thurso to Tain

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Trains from Thurso to Tain run up to 1 times per hour.

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Plan your journey online before you travel and we’ll always show you the cheapest train tickets available for your chosen times. When you’re travelling outside peak times, choose an Off-Peak ticket to enjoy the best savings.

If you travel on this route regularly, why not purchase a Flexipass or Season ticket and enjoy great savings? You can load these tickets onto your Smartcard so that you never have to worry about carrying, or losing, paper tickets again.

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Train journey information from Thurso to Tain

How much is a train ticket from Thurso to Tain?

Trains from Thurso to Tain start at £10.10 one-way when you book in advance. Plan your journey online to see the cheapest train tickets to Tain for your chosen travel times.

How long does it take to travel from Thurso to Tain by train?

The average journey time from Thurso to Tain is 2 hours 36 minutes. Journey times might be slightly longer on weekends and Bank Holidays. Use our online journey planner or download a timetable for more details.

How many trains a day are there from Thurso to Tain?

There are up to 4 trains per day from Thurso to Tain.

Are there any direct trains from Thurso to Tain?

Yes! You can take the train from Thurso to Tain without needing to change. Find direct trains to Tain with our online journey Planner.

What time is the first train from Thurso to Tain?

The first train leaves at 06:50 from Thurso to Tain. Buy your tickets in advance online or from our app and you’ll have one less thing to do before you board.

What time is the last train from Thurso to Tain?

The last train from Thurso to Tain leaves at 16:32.

Can I book assistance for my journey from Thurso to Tain?


Yes, we offer Passenger Assist services at the station and on-board between Thurso and Tain. You’ll need to book at least 2 hours before you travel, or before 22:00 if you’re travelling early next day. You can book assistance online or by calling our Assisted Travel team on 0800 912 2901.


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  • Bus service
  • Car park
  • Taxi-rank
  • Seated area available

More tickets types between Thurso to Tain

Anytime Day Single



Off-Peak Return



Anytime Day Return