There are 5 ways to get from Inverness to Nairn by train, bus, night train, taxi or car

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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Nairn

$6 - $8

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Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) 10 / ...

$7

Night train  •  15 min

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Nairn

$6 - $22

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Inverness to Nairn 15.6 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Nairn 15.6 miles

$3 - $5

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) and arriving at Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Inverness and arriving at Nairn. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Inverness and Nairn is 15 miles. The road distance is 15.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Nairn without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs .

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The train from Inverness to Nairn takes 14 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Inverness to Nairn bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, depart from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) station.

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Inverness to Nairn train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Inverness station.

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The best way to get from Inverness to Nairn is to train which takes 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 40 min.

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Inverness to Nairn bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter).

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Inverness to Nairn train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Nairn station.

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Map of how to get from Inverness to Nairn.
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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

What companies run services between Inverness, Scotland and Nairn, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Nairn every 3 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach North Scotland operates a bus from Inverness to Nairn every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 40 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Nairn
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to Nairn
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$191
Sleeper Seat
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
D + E Coaches
Phone
01463 222 444
Email
info@decoaches.co.uk
Website
decoaches.co.uk
Bus from Longman Drive (Scottish Water) to Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Inverness to Nairn
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Inverness Taxis
Phone
+44 1463 222222
Website
inverness-taxis.com
Inverness Airport Taxi
Phone
+44 1463 264064
Website
inverness-airport-taxi.co.uk
City Taxis Inverness LTD
Phone
+44 1463 222555
Website
citytaxisinverness.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to Nairn is 16 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Inverness to Nairn.

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