Getting Here

Wherever in the world you are travelling from you will be amazed by our beautiful country Scotland.

Inverness is truly the heart and travel hub of the Highlands of Scotland, and being so close to Loch Ness is one of the iconic global destinations most people want to visit at least once in their lives.

Inverness is well served with transport links and with the airport just 10 minutes from the city centre it is easy for travellers from all parts of the globe to get here by air.

There are also good road and rail links into Inverness from the south both offering the opportunity to enjoy fabulous scenery on route, thus making the journey a part of your Highland experience.

Caledonian Sleeper

If you are looking for a way to beat the crowds and make better use of your time, why not travel overnight?

An exciting new Caledonian Sleeper service will operate between London and Scotland from April 2015.

The new Sleeper service will see guests arrive at the heart of their destination refreshed and ready to go.

Serco has been chosen by the Scottish Government as the new operator, with a vision for the Sleeper to be a modern, revitalised overnight travel and hospitality experience.

Operating six nights a week (Sunday to Friday), the Caledonian Sleepers are overnight train services that run between Scotland and London Euston – getting you to your destination refreshed and ready to start your day.

ScotRail’s Caledonian Sleeper offers:

  • Air-conditioned single or twin berth cabins - first and second class
  • Seated accommodation
  • Cabins with soft beds and comfortable duvets, bedside lighting, washbasin and shaver point
  • A pleasant lounge car where you can stretch your legs before bed, enjoy a light snack, hot or cold drink or even a nightcap from our well stocked bar
  • Light snacks from room service

London Euston to Inverness - Depart 21:15 Arrive 08:36

Inverness to London Euston - Depart 20:44 Arrive 07:47 

Journey Times

ScotRail have created Business Direct, exclusively for businesses and organisations to offer support managing your business travel needs.

With a dedicated account manager to help you every step of the way; their service can help you save time, effort and money.

Both ScotRail and Virgin Trains East Coast offer discounts for group travel and have regular specials on First Class upgrades.

Catering and WiFi are available on all services.

Aberdeen - 2hours 9minutes

Dundee - 3hours 8minutes

Edinburgh - 3hours 32minutes

Glasgow - 3hours 15minutes

Perth - 2hours 6minutes

London - 7hours 56minutes

Newcastle - 4hours 59minutes

York - 5hours 58minutes


By Rail

Inverness railway station in the city centre operates services around the picturesque Highlands, with frequent trains to major cities throughout Scotland and England.

Virgin Trains East Coast services from Inverness include Edinburgh, Newcastle, York  and London King's Cross.

First ScotRail services from Inverness include Aberdeen and Glasgow.

Travellers from London can take a sleeper service to arrive in Inverness bright and early.