Thurso travel guide

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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.

When to visit Thurso

Thurso in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 103
1 night at 3-star hotel
Thurso in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 103
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Thurso


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 Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 16h 15m.


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


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 Hertz, among others, in Edinburgh.

Airports near Thurso


Airlines serving Thurso

British Airways
Good (2,034 reviews)
Excellent (8 reviews)

Where to stay in Thurso

Average rates range from around C$ 218 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 258 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Thurso

Most booked hotels in Thurso

Forss House Hotel
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 348+
Castletown Hotel
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 110+
Park Hotel
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 202+
Pentland Hotel
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
C$ 118+
Sandra's Backpackers Hostel
Good (7.1, Good reviews)
C$ 37+

Renting a car in Thurso

Expect to pay C$ 2.46 per litre in Thurso (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 29.44 and C$ 39.25.