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.

Distances & Times

The journey by road to Inverness is a combination of spectacular scenery and wonderful places to visit. 

Aberdeen - 100miles - 2hours

Dundee - 137miles - 2hours 20mins 

Edinburgh - 155miles - 2hours 43mins   

Glasgow - 168miles - 2hours 47mins

Perth - 112miles - 1hour 58mins

Birmingham - 447miles - 6hours 49mins

Cardiff - 548miles - 8hours 20mins

London - 560miles - 8hours 36mins

Manchester - 370miles - 5hours 45mins

By Road

The A9 is the main access road to Inverness from the South, Perth, Edinburgh and Glasgow and points further afield.

The A82 on the north side links Loch Ness is the main trunk route which links Loch Ness along the length of the Great Glen with Inverness in the north and Glasgow in the south.

Megabus and National Express Coaches operate regular coach service to the Scotland's capital Edinburgh with connections to Glasgow at Perth and overnight services from Inverness to London Victoria.

Coach Travel

National Express and Megabus operate services to/from Inverness throughout Scotland and the UK.

Journey times include:

Aberdeen - 3hours 45mins

Edinburgh - 3hours 40mins

Glasgow - 4hours

Perth - 2hours 30mins

Birmingham - 10hours

London day service - 14hours 10mins

London overnight service - 12hours 20mins

Manchester - 8hours 35mins