International and Domestic Flights
Inverness handles around 330 scheduled flights a week to Scottish as well as other UK destinations. Flights operate daily to Inverness from Heathrow in London, Belfast George Best in Northern Ireland, Manchester International and other domestic airports. Inverness also caters for overseas flights to France, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. This airport is the main gateway for travellers to the north of Scotland.
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Inverness is the capital of the Scottish Highlands and is the perfect base for Highland touring. North, south, east and west coast attractions all within an easy day’s drive. Plenty of golf courses, from the most challenging, to simple nine hole courses for the amateur/ beginner. Loch Ness, Culloden Battlefield, Cairngorm National Park, Cawdor Castle etc all within a short drive.
How to get there
There is reliable coach transport and taxi services to and from the airstrip. Short stay and long stay parking is available for people travelling by car. Spend a couple of days in a cheap b&b or choose rooms in the many hotels that can be found via the net. If you are driving your own car or hiring a car it’s a great opportunity to explore Inverness and the surrounding areas.
There are so many things to do and see here. Visit Culloden Battle Field where the European war came to Scotland. Enjoy some retail therapy in the city itself, maybe at Eastgate Shopping Centre which has many brand retail outlets, restaurants and cafes. Take the kids to Loch Ness, only a seven mile drive from Inverness. You never know they might spot Nessie – what an experience that would be! Other attractions and activities include castles and islands, the Highland Aviation Museum, dolphin watching at Chanonry Point or salmon fishing at the Falls of Shin Visitor Centre.
There is no railway station at the airport. The closest rail station is Inverness Railway Station, a 15 minute taxi ride away. Train connections are available to many destinations within the Highlands including Aberdeen city centre, Glasgow main train station and Waverley rail hub, located in the capital city of Edinburgh.
Stagecoach operates Jet Bus Service between the City of Inverness and the Airport and an hourly service from INV intl. to Nairn, Forres and Elgin.
INV international is located on the A96, 15 minutes from the city centre of Inverness.
Places to Stay – Low cost hotel and b&b rooms !
If you’re visiting the gateway to the Highlands during the peak holiday season, it’s best to book cheap hotels or other ccommodation well in advance. Whether choosing a hotel or a b&b, rooms are well furnished, usually have free Wi-Fi and en suite facilities. You won’t be disappointed with the properties available near to Inverness airport.
Establishments offer a home-from-home experience. Some also provide shuttle services to and from the terminal building. With around 630 passengers a year, the best rooms can go pretty quickly so keep your finger on the pulse by checking the net for availability. Whether you’re a holidaymaker or business traveller you may wish to visit the Inverness Museum and Gallery or the castle, one of the city’s major attractions.
It’s also a great place for golfing enthusiasts with a number of courses in the area like Castle Stuart and Torvean. As part of your holiday itinerary make sure to reserve accommodations quickly.
Popular in Inverness Scotland is also hiring a serviced apartment for 1 night, a weekend or a holiday (both short or long term).
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Overnight Stay with Free Parking – Airport Shuttle Transfers
A few accommodations within close proximity to INV offer transport service to and from the airport terminal. One of hotels with shuttle we can recommend is 4 star The Glenmoriston Townhouse Hotel.
This property is situated 10 minutes from the city centre, a 15 minute drive away from famous Loch Ness, 20 minutes from the departure hall and a 10 minute walk from the train station.
One of the nearest establishments offering free private car parking is Conusg Brae B&B. This guest accommodation offers free Wi-Fi and free parking on site. It benefits from picturesque views across Moray Firth, Kessock Bridge and the Black Isle.
Location – in Ardersier, Dalcross Scotland
Name : Inverness Airport, Scottish Gaelic: Port-adhair Inbhir Nis.
It’s not the biggest airport in Scotland, which is Edinburgh International. Other larger airfields include Glasgow International, Prestwick and the international terminal of Aberdeen. Plenty of budget friendly accommodation can be found nearby these airports as well. Popular is staying in a bed and breakfast for the night.
The busy tourist town of Aviemore is less than 1 hour away by taxi or car.
Information : easyjet, weather forecast, public transport
Location : the terminal is situated in Dalcross, 6 miles or 10 km east-northeast of Inverness city centre in Scotland.
Address : Dalcross, Inverness IV2 7JB, Scotland, United Kingdom
IATA Code : INV
Main Airlines : mainly served by Flybe, Helvetic Airways, Loganair, and EasyJet.
Terminals : one passenger terminal.
Postcode District : IV2 7JB
Region : Highland region of Scotland
Country : Scotland
Tel. : +44 1667 464000
Nearest Hotels : in the city of Inverness, towns and villages of Ardersier, Fortrose, Avoch, and Nairn.
Things to do and see nearby
Fort George – The Highlanders Regimental Museum (Moray Firth, Ardersier, Scotland): large 18th century fortress near Ardersier. The former Lieutenant Governors House is home to the Highlanders Museum, the official regimental museum of the Queen’s Own Highlanders and Lovat Scouts.
Highland Aviation Museum (9 Dalcross Industrial Estate, Inverness IV2 7XB, Scotland): a wide range of aircrafts where you can actually climb inside, explore, and move the controls. The place is run by volunteers and only open on the weekends.
Castle Stuart Golf Links (Castle Stuart, IV2 7JL Scotland): first class golf course hosting the Scottish open golf for the last few years.
Cawdor Clay Pigeon Club (Old Military Road, Scotland): shooting club, set in a beautiful area.