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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:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays08:10 - 15:14
Saturday 08:10 - 15:14
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Shops noteFlower stall
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee kiosk
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes


Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces50
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces12
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Level to ticket office and platform 1 - level via former Freight yard to platform 2 - unsurfaced and connecting footbridge with stairs between platforms.

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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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 InvernessScotRail18:27Scheduled
to AberdeenScotRail18:302On time
to InvernessScotRail19:181On time
to ElginScotRail19:192On time
to InvernessScotRail20:111On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from ElginScotRail18:26Scheduled
from InvernessScotRail18:272On time
from InvernessScotRail19:182On time
from Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail19:181On time
from AberdeenScotRail20:101On time
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