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Travelling by train to the North Coast 500 is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the North Coast 500 is Inverness, which is served by ScotRail services throughout the day. Once you exit the station, walk north-east towards Strothers Lane, then take the 27 bus bound for Contin, and get off at Layby.

The North Coast 500 is one of the world’s most beautiful road trips. Explore opulent castles, sample a dram of whisky or take an exhilarating wildlife safari - we guarantee you'll enjoy a truly unique touring experience.

Visit the North Coast 500 website for more information.

 

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.

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

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Inverness station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to UllapoolScotRail09:10Scheduled
to TainScotRail09:405Scheduled
to AberdeenScotRail10:002Scheduled
to EdinburghScotRail10:532Scheduled
to Kyle of LochalshScotRail10:596Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from TainScotRail12:085Scheduled
from AberdeenScotRail12:084Scheduled
from UllapoolScotRail12:10Scheduled
from EdinburghScotRail13:181Scheduled
from AberdeenScotRail15:084Scheduled
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