To get to Inverness, you can fly, or take a train or a bus.  Here is a map with the bus station the train station and the Waterside Hotel circled.  Click on the map to enlarge.


There are direct flights to Inverness Airport from London (Heathrow, Gatwick & Luton), Amsterdam (Schiphol), Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin, Belfast, Zurich …

The airport in Inverness (like most airports) is a bit out of town.  There are busses to get you from the airport to the city center and back.  “The bus fares to and from Inverness Airport are around £3.10. Getting to by bus from the bus station to Inverness Airport takes around 30 minutes.”


Or you can take the train from Edinburgh, Glasgow, London… (The TrainLine) . Click on map to enlarge.

Train from Edunburgh Waverly Station (3 hours 18 minutes)

Train from Glasgow Queen Street Station (3 hours 12 minutes)


Or there are buses from almost anywhere in Scotland.  Here are some bus links:

City Link Gold

Mega Bus

I use google maps, put in the destination, then press the Directions button.  Then you can add an Origin and select the thing that looks like a train.


If you’ve taken the ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan (Stena Line Ferry), then you can take the bus from Cairnryan to Ayr then the train to Inverness.

Bus then train from Cairnryan to Inverness (7 hours 38 minutes)