Getting Around

Active Travel

Cycling – Being mostly flat, Nairn is easy to explore on a bike. Sustrans provide a handy map of cycle routes in and around Nairn. Green Hive run an e-bike hire service from their base on the Balmakeith industrial estate, and also offer an Active Travel map which you can pick up in person or view online here.

Car Hire WestEnd Garage has a small range of Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta cars for hire. Ideal for local travel and days out. T. 01667 455404 
You’ll also find major Car Hire companies such as Avis and Europcar at Inverness Airport.

Taxis Nairn Taxis T. 01667 451111  

Rail – Direct trains run frequently from Inverness Station and Aberdeen Station.

Buses – From Inverness, take No. 10 bus towards Elgin. From Aberdeen, Take No. 10B towards Elgin, then No. 10 from Elgin to Nairn. 

Tours – offer a variety of culture, heritage and arts tours across the Highlands T. +44 (0) 1667 452 197 

Getting to Nairn 

By Air – Inverness Airport is only 12 minutes from Nairn by taxi. British Airways, easyJet, Loganair and KLM offer regular flights to and from London Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton, Belfast, Birmingham, Dublin, Manchester and Amsterdam, as well as regular flights to Orkney, Shetland and the Outer Hebrides. 

By Rail – Nairn Railway station, handily located near the top of the High Street, is served by the Inverness to Aberdeen line, with connections to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and other major towns in Scotland, England and Wales. 

By Car – From the South East (Edinburgh)Follow the M90 and A9 North to A95 at Carrbridge. Turn left onto B9007 and then take A939 into Nairn. 

From the South West (Glasgow)Follow M80 or A9 north towards Perth. Leave A9 at Carrbridge, taking the A95. Turn left onto B9007 and then take A939 into Nairn. 

From Inverness – Take B865 to A96 towards Aberdeen. 

From Aberdeen – Follow A96 west to Nairn.