Inverness airport (INV)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Inverness Airport, opened in 1947, is one of the busiest in Scotland. It operates with flights to the main cities in the United Kingdom, in addition to international destinations in Europe.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:00 am to 10:30 pm.
Airlines: British Airways (Tel +44 844 493 0787), EasyJet (Tel +44 330 365 5000), Edelweiss Air (Tel +41 848 700 700), Flybe (Tel +44 371 700 2000), KLM (Tel +44 207 660 0293), Loganair (Tel +44 344 800 2855), TUI Airways (Tel +44 203 451 2688).
Annual passenger traffic: 900,000 passengers went through it during 2018.
Tel: +44 166 746 4000. E-mail: [email protected] Information counter available in the central hall.


The airport is situated in Dalcross, 13 km (8.1 miles) to the northeast of Inverness.

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What services does Inverness airport (INV) facilities include

The airport has ATMs and Wi-Fi access free of charge. Inside the terminal there are also conference facilities. The Aspire Lounge opens on Tuesdays from 5:00 am to 6:35 pm, Wednesdays from 5:00 am to 8:40 pm and the rest of the week from 5:00 am to 8:15 pm and is found to the right of the passport control; it offers computers, snacks, newspapers, bar, Wi-Fi, TV, air conditioning (accessible with Priority Pass, Lounge Club, DragonPass or Diners Club membership, through online booking or by paying at the door - £21.00).

Food and Drinks- There is a restaurant and a café in the public area, while there is a bar and a coffee shop after the security control.
Shopping- Newsagents and stores selling sweets, books, souvenirs, clothing and accessories, spirits.
Baggage- The lost and found office is handled by the security department (Tel +44 166 746 4000), available from Monday to Friday between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm.
Other Services- Baby care room, chapel, first aid clinic.


Accommodation near Inverness airport (INV)

In the airport's surroundings you can find some accommodations, among them:

Moray Bay Bed & Breakfast (2.7 km/1.7 miles)
The Gun Lodge Hotel (3.6 km/2.2 miles)
Broomlea (4.4 km/2.7 miles)
Currie B&B (5.7 km/3.5 miles)
Doura Lodge (6.3 km/3.9 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Bus - Stagecoach (Tel +44 146 323 3371) operates the Jet Bus service (line 11) every 30 minutes between the enclosure, the city centre, Nairn, Ardersier and Tornagrain Village. Buses depart Mondays through Saturdays between 5:20 am and 11:20 pm and Sundays from 5:30 am to 10:20 pm. Journey time to downtown Inverness is around 25 min. and tickets have a cost of £4.50.

Train - From the station situated in the city centre leave trains to different locations in the Highlands, such as Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh. More information: Tel +44 345 748 4950.

Taxi - Ranks are located outside the terminal building. The official operator is Inverness Taxis (Tel +44 146 322 2222 / 786 797 7233). The trip to the city centre takes 20 minutes.

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Car rental agencies

There are car rental desks from Avis (Tel +44 344 544 6017 - Monday to Saturday from 8:00 am to 10:15 pm, Sunday from 10:00 am to 10:15 pm) and Europcar (Tel +44 371 384 1121 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 9:30 pm, Sundays from 9:00 am to 9:30 pm) in the Arrivals Hall.


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Parking services at Inverness airport (INV)

Two parking lots are available. Payment stations are situated inside and outside the main building. Fees

Short Stay Car Park - Located in front of the terminal. The first 10 minutes have no charge.
Long Stay Car Park - Found on the airport access road.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should inform their airline or travel agency about their particular needs at least 48 hours in advance. Reserved parking spaces, ambulifts to board the plane and accessible toilets are available. More information: Tel +44 166 746 4117 / 793 595 6779.

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Latest updates: April 26, 2019