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Getting to Inverness Airport by bus

*Please Note: We are running a reduced Service from Monday 29th June until further notice. For the latest timetables & full service update please    click here*


Make service 11 the starting point for your next work or leisure break away.   Service 11 is your direct connection to the airport, from  Inverness City to Inverness Airport up to every 30 minutes. It even extends to Nairn where it connects with service 10 to Elgin and Aberdeen. The low floor buses will change your experience of taking the bus to the airport, so what are you waiting for? And we'll be right here when you get back.  

        9 Reasons to choose the service 11... service 11 gif

                              1.  Buses up to every 30 minutes 
                              2.  Free Wi-Fi - take advantage and surf the internet
                               3.  USB charging points - so you can use and charge your electrical devices  
                               4.  Contactless payments - it takes under a second for payment to go through
                              5.  Live tracking - find out exactly when your bus will arrive
                              6.  Leather seats - for maximum comfort before jetting off 
                              7.  Spacious luggage racks - for secure and safe storage wherever you are travelling
                              8.  Low floor - easier access for all, especially those with luggage!
                               9.  Great value tickets and period return tickets - pick what ticket suits you best below


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 We love to see our passengers on board our buses! Don't forget to tweet us your pics @StagecoachHLand


Where does the service 11 go?

Heading for the Airport? Let us drive while you take the first part of your journey easy, just sit back and relax.

Fancy a spot of retail therapy? We can drop you right outside Marks and Spencers which is just a stone throw away from Eastgate Shopping Centre!

Commuting to work or college? With the service 11 travelling across a wide area this enables you access to the numerous colleges/universities on the route – a Unirider bus pass is the only bus pass you need for travel in North Scotland.

Planning a golfing day out in Nairn? Practise your swing at Nairn Golf Club, the course looks over the shores of the beautiful Moray Firth. Our services are timed so you can have a day out in Nairn and still be home for supper.


Connect to the service 10 from Nairn to Elgin, Huntly and Aberdeen.

But remember you can plan your journey using our handy   journey planner   all you have to do is enter where you’re travelling to and from and we will calculate your quickest route and the best ticket options for you. You can even plan your journey on the Stagecoach App, it’s free to download! You can also use the app to store bus tickets and save your favourite journeys, all that handy information in one place.


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Inverness Bus Station to Inverness Airport

See more service 11 bus times here.

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First Bus Last Bus
Monday - Friday 0510 2035
Saturday 0525 2030
Sunday 0506




Elgin to Inverness Airport 

Getting from Elgin to Inverness Airport is easy on   service 10,
with a simple connection to join the Airport bus to Nairn. 

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  First Bus   Last Bus
Monday - Friday   0458  1605
 Saturday  0610  1745
 Sunday  0755


connecting at
Inverness Bus Station 

Useful Info

Where can I buy my ticket?

From the driver -   Our drivers accept cash and give change! Contactless payments are also available on our buses.

On the app -   Our great value dayrider and 7 day tickets can be purchased on the   mobile app.

Online -   7 day and 4 week tickets can be purchased online   here.

What ticket types are available?

Period return:
If you're heading to the airport and you know you'll not be returning the same day, a period return is the ticket for you. You can buy your period return, fuss free from your bus driver - don't forget you can pay by contactless as well as cash! Valid for return travel up to 28 days after the day of purchase, a period return from Inverness to the airport costs just £8.10.


Multi-operator bus tickets:
If you know you need to connect with a bus service not operated by Stagecoach then you might be best to use a   Grasshopper ticket.

Group tickets:
We offer   group tickets    on all of our services.A group ticket is valid for either: 3 adults or 2 adults and up to 2 children or ; 1 adult and up to 3 children.

Don't forget that Kids go for 50p with   Kids Day Out    - when accompanied by an adult using a dayrider or megarider ticket on weekends and school holidays.


Find more of our ticket options to Inverness Airport here.



Stay connected on the move!

Follow us on Twitter -    @StagecoachHLand   for  recent service updates and exclusive news and offers.

Or check live bus times with the app...

Our app has live tracking so you can see exactly where your bus is and find your nearest bus stop too. You can also use the app to plan your journey, simply go to the ‘plan a journey’ section, fill and submit the form and it will create your journey for you.

Find out more about the fantastic feature on our app   here.


Live Flight Arrivals from Inverness Airport

Stay up to date with all the latest departures and arrivals from Inverness airport using the   live flight tracker.