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

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Nairn

$6 - $8

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Bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness Retail Park, Tesco to Nairn, Bus Station 10 / ...

$4 - $8

3 alternative options

Night train  •  15 min

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Nairn

$6 - $21

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Inverness to Nairn 15.6 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Nairn 15.6 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Nairn is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Nairn is to train which costs £4 - £6 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Inverness Retail Park, Tesco and arriving at Nairn, Bus Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Inverness and arriving at Nairn. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 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 15 min and costs £4 - £6.

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The train from Inverness to Nairn takes 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Inverness to Nairn bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, depart from Inverness Retail Park, Tesco 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 15 min and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £6 and takes 28 min.

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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Nairn hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $8 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach North Scotland operates a bus from Inverness to Nairn hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 28 min. Stagecoach Highlands also services this route hourly.

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
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to Nairn
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$189
Sleeper Seat
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness Retail Park, Tesco to Nairn, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Nairn, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Other operators
Taxi from Inverness to Nairn
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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Inverness to Nairn bus services, operated by Stagecoach North Scotland, arrive at Nairn, Bus Station.

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

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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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