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Getting to The Scottish Highlands

It is easy to reach the Highlands of Scotland, whether by air, rail or road

By Road

For many visitors, driving the Highlands’ spectacularly scenic roads is no small part of the pleasure of being here.

Edinburgh to Inverness is normally a relaxed drive of around three hours, with Glasgow taking a little more and Aberdeen less. Once here, the Highland Golf Links venues are within easy reach of each other.

Dornoch is about an hour north of Inverness via the Highlands’ main A9 trunk route, while Castle Stuart Golf Links and Nairn lie just east of the city, beside the A96 to Aberdeen.

By Air

Flight Routes from InvernessInverness Airport is just over an hour from The Royal Golf Hotel in Dornoch, a few minutes from  Castle Stuart and about 15 minutes from Nairn.

Scheduled flights operate between Inverness and London Gatwick, London Luton,
Amsterdam, Belfast City, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Stornoway in the
Western Isles, Kirkwall in Orkney and Sumburgh in Shetland, plus seasonal
flights to Geneva.

Visit the Inverness Airport website where you can view the latest timetables.

Please note that timetables are subject to change by the airlines and passengers should always contact their airline direct or use its website for the most up to date flight and booking information.

Scheduled Operators and Services from Inverness airport

Operator Destination Contact Website
Flybe Belfast 0871 700 0535
Flybe Benbecula 0871 700 0535
Flybe Birmingham 0871 700 0535
easyJet Bristol 0871 244 2366
Lufthansa Dusseldorf 0871 945 9747
Flybe Jersey 0871 700 0535
Flybe Kirkwall 0871 700 0535
Flybe London Gatwick 0871 700 0535
easyJet London Gatwick 0871 244 2366
easyJet London Luton 0871 244 2366
Flybe Manchester 0871 700 0535
Flybe Southampton 0871 700 0535
Flybe Stornoway 0871 700 0535
Flybe Sumburgh 0871 700 0535
Helvetic/Falcontravel Zurich
Discover Jersey Jersey 0844 415 6653

For live flight information on arrivals and departures, please click here.

Aberdeen airport, with many more regional, national and international links, is also within easy reach, at around a two-hour drive from Inverness.

By Rail

There are regular trains from throughout Scotland and the UK travelling to Inverness, including direct day and sleeper services from London, and timetables and fares information can be found on the Scotrail website.

By Coach

Citylink offer regular services to Inverness from across Scotland.

Check timetables and journeys on their website