Getting Here & Around
Inverness - The Transport Hub of the Highlands
Travel Line Scotland http://www.travelinescotland.com/welcome.do
Inverness Airport http://www.hial.co.uk/inverness-airport/
Easyjet - to Bristol, Gatwick & Luton
Flybe - Amsterdam, Belfast, Benbecula, Birmingham, Gatwick, Jersey, Kirkwall, Manchester, Southhampton, Stornoway & Sumburgh
Regular buses link Inverness with other Highland communities and express coaches run to the main cities of Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom.
City Link http://www.citylink.co.uk/index.php
City Link Gold http://www.citylinkgold.co.uk/
National Express http://www.nationalexpress.com/home.aspx
Inverness railway station is located in the City Centre. There are direct services to Edinburgh, Glasgow and London from the south and Aberdeen from the east. There are two scenic lines: to Thurso and Wick, and to Kyle of Lochalsh.
If you're travelling from London, the sleeper train is an excellent way to travel. It leaves from London Euston and arrives between 0800 - 0830. East Coast also operate a daily service to and from London King's Cross (known as The Highland Chieftain) which leaves at around 0900 (southbound) or 1200 (northbound). Journey time is around 8 hours.
East Coast Rail http://www.eastcoast.co.uk/
Calendonian Sleeper http://www.scotrail.co.uk/caledoniansleeper/index.html
Getting around Inverness
We welcome walkers and cyclists. Inverness forms part of the Sustrans National Cycle Network http://www.sustrans.org.uk/ and the Highland Access Project.
The bus routes in and around Inverness are mainly operated by Stagecoach and Rapsons Highland.
Open Top Bus Tours (operating April - September) City Sightseeing Bus Tours
The A9 south links Inverness with Edinburgh, Glasgow and the south. It continues north across the Kessock Bridge to the Northern Highlands of Scotland. To the east, the A96 links Inverness to the seaside holiday resort of Nairn and on to Aberdeen. To the south-west, the A82 winds along beautiful Loch Ness to Fort Augustus and on to Fort William, and linking with the route to the romantic Isle of Skye.
There are lots of places to hire a car whilst in Inverness including: