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.

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
Shops noteNews agent Passport Photo Booth
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop Coffee kiosk Cold drinks vending machine Food outlet (Seating available)
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeAvailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Arrival screens
  • Departure screens
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
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 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
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


Fax, telephone


Complimentary tea, coffee or mineral water

Departures and arrivals from Inverness

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to AberdeenScotRail12:444On time
to Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail12:493On time
to Kyle of LochalshScotRail13:355On time
to WickScotRail14:006On time
to AberdeenScotRail14:292On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from AberdeenScotRail12:234On time
from WickScotRail12:385Late
from Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail13:253On time
from AberdeenScotRail14:074On time
from Edinburgh (Waverley)ScotRail14:112On time

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