Inverness Travel & Weather Information


InvernessĀ Airport is 9.7 miles from Inverness City Centre. There is a frequent bus service between the airport and city centre and taxis are available outside the Terminal Building.

Airlines flying to and from Inverness are:

British Airways to London Heathrow

EasyJet to Bristol, London Gatwick & London Luton

Flybe to Belfast City and Birminghan

Edelweiss Air to Zurich

KLM to Schiphol

Loganair to Benbecula, Bergen, Dublin, Kirkwall, Manchester, Stornoway, Sumburgh

TUI Airways to Majorca

JetsGo Holidays to Majorca

Car Hire

Car hire is available inside the Terminal Building with:

Avis – Rental desk is just outside baggage reclaim.

Europcar Rental desk is just outside baggage reclaim.

Other companies offering car hire from the Airport include:

Nationwide – Free delivery and collection.





Tartan Taxis – 01463 222 777

Inverness Taxis – 01463 222 222


Scottish Citylink cover almost all the major routes within Scotland and Inverness has regular coach connections with Glasgow, Edinburgh, Fort William, Oban, Ullapool, Aberdeen, Wick, Isle of Skye, etc.

Megabus is a new budget double decker bus service operating between Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Perth, Aberdeen and Inverness.

Stagecoach Buses operate on local routes (e.g. Inverness city centre, Strathpeffer, Beauly, Cromarty, Dingwall, etc.). Timeables can be obtained by clicking here or they are available at Inverness Bus Station.


Inverness is easily accessible by train on the railway lines to/from Edinburgh/Perth, Aberdeen, Wick and Kyle of Lochalsh and from anywhere in the UK. The National Rail Enquiries web site provides online information & booking and Scotrail have great deals for journeys around Scotland.


NorthLink Ferries travel to Orkney and Shetland. Choose from up to three sailings a day from Scrabster (near Thurso) to Stromness in Orkney and nightly sailings from Aberdeen to Lerwick in Shetland – with four of these sailings going via Orkney’s capital, Kirkwall.

Caledonian MacBrayne Hebridean & Clyde Ferries sail to twenty-four destinations on Scotland’s West Coast. From Arran in the south to Lewis in the north. Their network covers some of the most beautiful and dramatic places in Scotland.

Pentland Ferries cross the Pentland Firth to Orkney. The crossing takes approximately one hour during which you will sail through the Pentland Firth and into the Orkney Archipelago. This is the shortest and quickest sea route to Orkney with your car.


There are various web sites providing useful weather forecast information including: