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Inverness Bus Station to Inverness Airport

Inverness is a beautiful city in Scotland that is often referred to as the Gateway to the Highlands. This charming city is the perfect place to enjoy some of the best scenery and outdoor activities that the UK has to offer. The Inverness Bus Station is located at Farraline Park, just a short walk away from the main shopping area of Inverness and the Inverness Railway Station.

To get from Inverness Bus Station to Inverness Airport, you can travel by bus or by taxi. The bus is a good value-for-money option, as a one-way ticket costs £5.00 (€6.00), and the trip will take approximately 40 minutes. Taking a taxi is the fastest way to get from Inverness Bus Station to the airport, as you will reach your destination in approximately 20 minutes, and it will cost you approximately £25.00 (€30.00).

Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Inverness at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

  • Contactless ride

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €30.00 20min 24/7
Bus €12.00 40min 05:42–22:17

How to get from Inverness Bus Station to Inverness Airport by taxi

The fastest and most comfortable way to get from Inverness Bus Station to Inverness airport is by taxi or private transfer, as it will take just 20 minutes to reach the airport.

Taxi fare from Inverness Bus Station to Inverness Airport

The local taxi companies don’t offer a set fare for the Inverness Bus Station to Inverness airport route. The fare is calculated using a taximeter, and your final cost will also depend on other factors, such as the time of day you travel and traffic. That said, the estimated cost for a 4-passenger vehicle is £25.00 (€30.00) during the day and £30.00 (€36.00) during the night.

Cost

£25.00 (€30.00)

Trip Duration

20 min

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for money

Taxis are available 24/7 from Inverness Bus Station.

Where do I get the taxi from?

To get a taxi to take you from Inverness Bus Station to the Airport, you can find the nearby designated taxi rank or simply hail one from the street. You can also book a taxi over the phone with a local cab company of your choice, or pre-book your taxi online.

Convenience

Taking a taxi from Inverness Bus Station to the airport is stress-free and convenient. You will not have to carry around your luggage or have to wait around in the cold. Your driver will take you directly from Inverness Bus Station to Inverness Airport in just 20 minutes.

Editor’s Note

Travelling during peak time may affect the cost of your journey, as traffic may delay your arrival.

Useful Tips

Local Inverness taxis are not colour coded, so in order to identify taxis, look out for the taxi logos and numbers printed on the vehicles.
There is no additional cost for luggage items in Inverness.
Tipping is not customary in Inverness, but if you are happy with the service, tipping is appreciated as a kind gesture.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Inverness. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

Best drivers

Hand-picked english-speaking drivers

Flight monitoring

Drivers are always on time

Quality support

24/7 email & phone support

Cancel up to 24h before and get a refund

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Prices

DAYTIME
€30.0
NIGHTTIME
€36.0
Same price as a regular taxi from the line

PRICES FOR

Sedan Car

4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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How to get from Inverness Bus Station to the Airport by bus

Taking the bus is a good budget option, and there is a direct route from Inverness Bus Station to Inverness Airport. The Stagecoach bus route 11/11A/11B from Inverness to Ardersier makes a stop at both the Inverness Bus Station and the airport. It takes approximately 40 minutes to reach the airport by bus, and there are buses departing every hour during the day.

Bus fare from Inverness Bus Station to Inverness Airport

It costs £5.00 (€6.00) for a one-way ticket from Inverness Bus Station to the airport. You can get your ticket directly on the bus, and there is a contactless payment option available.

Cost

£5.00 (€6.00)

Trip Duration

40 min

Waiting time can be 40-60 minutes on weekdays and Saturdays and 1-2 hours on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Bus line 11/11A/11B runs from 05:42-22:17 on weekdays and Saturdays, and from 06:23-18:00 on Sundays and Bank Holidays

Where do I get the bus from?

The 11/11A/11B Stagecoach bus passes directly through Inverness Bus Station, at the designated stop.

Convenience

Taking the bus is a cheap and relatively easy way to get from Inverness Bus Station to Inverness airport, if you have some extra time. The bus service is very reliable, however it is not very frequent, and you might have to wait up to an hour for your bus. It is worth noting that on Sundays, service is much less frequent than on weekdays and Saturdays.

Editor’s Note

If you are travelling light and you don’t have any time constraints, travelling by bus might be the most suitable option for you.

Useful Tips

There is some luggage space available on the bus, however, it is limited so finding space during peak travel times can be challenging.
You can pay for your ticket using your contactless credit/debit card directly on the bus. However, American Express cards are not currently accepted.
If you are travelling on a Sunday, ensure you check the bus schedule carefully, as the bus service is much less frequent on Sundays.

Frequently asked questions

How can I get from Inverness Bus Station to Inverness Airport?

You can get from Inverness Bus Station to the airport either by bus or by taxi. It will take approximately 20 minutes to get there if you take a taxi, and if you choose the bus it will take approximately 40 minutes.

Is there a direct bus from Inverness Bus Station to the airport?

Yes, there is a direct bus route from Inverness Bus Station to Inverness Airport. Stagecoach bus 11/11A/11B takes approximately 40 minutes for the journey.

How much does a taxi cost from the Inverness Bus Station to the airport?

There is no set fare in Inverness, as taxi fares are calculated using a taximeter. However, the average cost for a taxi from Inverness Bus Station to Inverness Airport is £25.00 (€30.00) during the day and £30.00 (€36.00) during the night.

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