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Serving the town of Nairn, Nairn Railway Station sees regular ScotRail trains along the Aberdeen to Inverness Line. Trains operate regularly but infrequently, with two-hourly trains from Nairn being typical of off-peak hours. The initial morning eastbound trains run to Dundee and Edinburgh Waverly, returning the opposite direction in the late evening. In peak hours, certain trains run to and from Elgin only, including a through service from Kyle of Lochalsh. On Sundays, five trains run between Aberdeen and Inverness.  

Despite the station’s relatively infrequent service, facilities at Nairn are good. Passengers wishing to travel from Nairn may use the cycle storage facilities or station car park ahead of travel; within the concourse, a staffed ticket office and self-service ticketing machines offer the full range of fares. Train running information is provided via digital display screens and automated announcements. Refreshments are available at the station café, and there are toilet facilities in the concourse on platform 1. Both platforms have waiting shelters with bench seating. There is step-free access to both platforms. 

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 08:10:00 until 15:14:00
  • Saturday open from 08:10:00 until 15:14:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at specific times. Please check at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
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This is a Category C station. Level to platform 1, level access to platform 2 via Balbalair road (rough ground) and connecting footbridge with stairs between platforms Blue Badge parking bays: 2
Toilets notesThe toilets are located in the Waiting Room. The toilets can be electronically opened by staff in the Ticket Office. The toilet facilities are only available during Ticket Office opening hours.
Baby changeAvailable
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces50
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces12
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notesThere are lockers available.
Step-free accessStep free access is not available at the station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Nairn station is served by a taxi rank or a cab office. Check availability before travelling, and pre-book if necessary. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

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Departures and arrivals from Nairn

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Nairn station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to AberdeenScotRail06:141Scheduled
to AberdeenScotRail07:242Scheduled
to InvernessScotRail07:471Scheduled
to InvernessScotRail08:111Scheduled
to InvernessScotRail09:141Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from InvernessScotRail06:131Scheduled
from InvernessScotRail07:222Scheduled
from ElginScotRail07:461Scheduled
from AberdeenScotRail08:101Scheduled
from DundeeScotRail09:121Scheduled
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