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How to Get Here

The seaside town of Nairn lies on the Moray Firth coast, adjacent to ’s Malt Whisky Trail country and within an hour’s drive of 40 golf courses. See Map for our location. 

By Air
Inverness Airport is less than 15 minutes from Nairn and easily accessed from the A96. It offers scheduled  flights to
Inverness from London Luton, London Gatwick, Belfast City, Birmingham, Bristol, Dublin, Edinburgh, Jersey, Manchester, Southampton, East Midlands, Stornoway, Kirkwall and Sumburgh.

Alternatively, you can fly into an international airport such as Glasgow , Edinburgh , Prestwick or Aberdeen and hire a car to enjoy the freedom and the scenery to the full.

Further information from Inverness Airport website  -  www.hial.co.uk

 

By Road
Nairn is on the A96 trunk road, 87 miles from Aberdeen and 16 miles from Inverness .

Direct Routes:
From
Glasgow - take the M9 to Perth , continue on the A9 to Inverness then the A96 to Nairn - 168 miles
From Edinburgh - take the M9 to
Perth , the A9 to Inverness and the A96 to Nairn - 154 miles.
From
Aberdeen - take the A96 in the direction of Inverness - 87 miles.

Scenic Routes:

From Perth - Pitlochry, Braemar, Royal Deeside and over the Lecht to Grantown-on-Spey, then across Dava Moor and past mysterious Lochindorb to Nairn. 
From Aberdeen - through Malt Whisky country – Aberlour and Craigellachie
From Inverness - through Strathnairn, visit the village of Cawdor and Cawdor Castle

Several coach operators run daily services throughout the Highlands . Buses run to Nairn from Inverness and Aberdeen . Several bus companies operate services to Inverness and Aberdeen from Edinburgh , Glasgow , Dundee and Perth .

 

Scottish Citylink - hourly daily service runs between Aberdeen and Inverness .
            +44 (0) 870 550 50 50       
For more info visit their website www.citylink.co.uk

National Express
- service does not include Aberdeen-Inverness link.
            +44 (0) 870 580 80 80       
For more info visit their website www.nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach/Bluebird - frequent daily service to/from Inverness .
            +44 (0) 1463 239292       
For more information visit their website www.stagecoachgroup.com
Rapsons - run a tourist trail service from Inverness which takes in Nairnshire.
            +44 (0) 1463 710555       .
For more information visit their website www.rapsons.co.uk

 

Car Hire - Local and national hire car companies operate throughout the area:

Hertz
            +44 (0) 870 84 84 848       
For more info visit their website www.hertz.com

Avis
            +44 (0) 870 66 60 100       
For more info visit their website www.avis.com

Europcar
+44 ( 0) 870 60 75 000
For more info visit their website www.europcar.com

 

By Train
Trains run from Inverness and Aberdeen to Nairn. There are links from all major cities to Inverness and Aberdeen . Overnight sleepers are available from London to Glasgow , Edinburgh and Inverness .
GNER - links do not include Inverness-Aberdeen line.
            +44(0) 845 7225225       
For more info visit their website www.gner.co.uk
Scotrail - Inverness to Aberdeen 10 trains per weekday, 5 at weekends.
            +44(0) 845 7484950       
For more info visit their website www.scotrail.co.uk 

   

Car Hire - Local and national hire car companies operate throughout the area:

Hertz
            +44 (0) 870 84 84 848       
For more info visit their website 
www.hertz.com

Avis
            +44 (0) 870 66 60 100       
For more info visit their website 
www.avis.com

Europcar
+44 ( 0) 870 60 75 000
For more info visit their website 
www.europcar.com

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