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It's easy to reach Inverness Botanic Gardens by train. The nearest station to Inverness Botanic Gardens is Inverness, which is served by ScotRail services throughout the day. Walking from the station to the botanical gardens takes just under 40 minutes. If you don't fancy that, catch the 2 or 2A bus from Union Street for a 22-minute journey.

Escape to Inverness Botanic Gardens to enjoy a pristine collection of plants and flowers from climes around the world. When you're done, grab a cup of tea at the quaint Café.

Visit the Inverness Botanic Gardens website for information on opening times and facilities.

Whilst the current government advice is to only travel if your journey is essential, we will update this page as the situation changes. We will always provide official information on how to visit this attraction safely and responsibly by train.
This attraction has free entry for all.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:30 - 20:30
Saturday 06:30 - 18:30
Sunday 09:15 - 20:20
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageAvailable
ShopsUnavailable
Shops noteNews agent Passport Photo Booth
PostboxAvailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop Coffee kiosk Cold drinks vending machine Food outlet (Seating available)
ATMAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeAvailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersAvailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces60
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces40
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notesDiscounted cycle hire available at Ticket to Ride to holders of valid rail tickets. Visit www.tickettoridehighlands.co.uk or call 01463 419 160 for more information
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Level to all platforms. RNIB REACT system - an audible direction system for visually impaired is in operation. Fods are required to activate the system.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable

Between Monday and Friday, First Class Lounge facilities are available at The Royal Highland Hotel, next to the station

Tickets Accepted

All First Class ticket holders

Facilities

Fax, telephone

Refreshments

Complimentary tea, coffee or mineral water

Departures and arrivals from Inverness

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to AberdeenScotRail06:014On time
to EdinburghScotRail06:362On time
to WickScotRail07:005On time
to AberdeenScotRail07:143On time
to UllapoolScotRail08:10On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from ElginScotRail08:103On time
from LairgScotRail08:125On time
from AberdeenScotRail08:354On time
from London EustonCaledonian Sleeper08:392On time
from Kyle of LochalshScotRail08:505On time
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