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.

When to visit Thurso

Thurso in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Thurso in January
Estimated hotel price
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 29 km from Thurso.


The train station in Thurso is called Thurso, and is located 0.3 km from the city centre.


Another option to get to Thurso is to pick up a car hire from Edinburgh, which is about 294 km from Thurso. You’ll find branches of INTERRENT and Easirent, among others, in Edinburgh.

Airports near Thurso


Airlines serving Thurso

Good (356 reviews)
British Airways
Good (1,434 reviews)
Excellent (5 reviews)

Where to stay in Thurso

Average rates range from around €147 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to €175 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Thurso

Most booked hotels in Thurso

Forss House
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
Castletown Hotel
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Park Hotel
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
Pentland Hotel
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
Muthu Royal Thurso Hotel
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
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Hiring a car in Thurso

Expect to pay €1.85 per litre in Thurso (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between €22.09 and €29.45.