This page gives information for cyclists planning Lands End to John O Groats trips
The nearest train station to John O Groats is Thurso
In the summer ,there are four trains a day between Inverness and Thurso on Mondays to Saturdays and two on Sundays
The northbound timetable is here
The southbound timetable is here
There is no charge to take your cycle on Scotrail trains , however reservations are required on most services including Edinburgh and Glasgow to Inverness; and Inverness to Thurso and Wick .
Should you wish to use stations other than Thurso , then be warned that Forsinard, Kinbrace and Kildonan stations have very low platforms and getting a cycle on or off the train might be difficult .
Thank you to Val Scaresbrook for suggesting this webpage – visit her website at http://www.cheshirecycleway.co.uk/