Thurso travel guide

Thurso Tourism | Thurso Guide

You're Going to Love Thurso

With a population of 7,492, Thurso is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Consider staying at least one whole day in Thurso to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Thurso

Thurso in November
Estimated hotel price
$66
1 night at 3-star hotel
Thurso in November
Estimated hotel price
$66
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Thurso

Plane

Although Thurso doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Wick (WIC), which is located 18 miles from Thurso. The shortest flight to Thurso from the United States departs from San Jose and takes around 32h 30m.

Train

The train station in Thurso is called Thurso, and is located 0.2 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Thurso is to pick up a car rental from Edinburgh, which is about 183 miles from Thurso. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and keddy by Europcar, among others, in Edinburgh.

Plane

Although Thurso doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Wick (WIC), which is located 18 miles from Thurso. The shortest flight to Thurso from the United States departs from San Jose and takes around 32h 30m.

Train

The train station in Thurso is called Thurso, and is located 0.2 miles from the city center.

Car

Another option to get to Thurso is to pick up a car rental from Edinburgh, which is about 183 miles from Thurso. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and keddy by Europcar, among others, in Edinburgh.

Airports near Thurso

WICWick

Airlines serving Thurso

KLM
Good (839 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,750 reviews)
Loganair
Excellent (15 reviews)

Where to stay in popular areas of Thurso

Most booked hotels in Thurso

Castletown Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.6, 1265 reviews)
$96+
Pentland
3 stars
Good (7.7, 1112 reviews)
$107+
The Weigh Inn
3 stars
Good (7.5, 838 reviews)
$117+
Sandras Backpackers
1 star
Good (7, 847 reviews)
$32+
Muthu Royal Thurso Hotel
3 stars
Good (6.8, 1167 reviews)
$81+

Renting a car in Thurso

Expect to pay $7.12 per gallon in Thurso (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $85.40 and $113.87.

Expect to pay $7.12 per gallon in Thurso (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $85.40 and $113.87.