The Location

How to get here

Flights are available from London, Bristol and Dublin to Inverness, which is the nearest airport to this area. From Inverness there are also flights onward to the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland. Buses from the airport to Inverness are not frequent but are scheduled to coincide with incoming flights. Taxis are always available.

Achnasheen is the nearest station. This is reached by a connecting train from Inverness. There is a cross country service which begins in Plymouth and also an east coast direct service from London. There is a sleeper service but it does not operate certain months of the year. Scotrail have a website or can be contacted on 0345 484950.

There is an Inverness service Monday – Saturday operating once a day, leaving Poolewe/Gairloch in the early morning and returning from Inverness late afternoon (5 p.m.). Details of postbus services can be found online at the Royal Mail website and seasonal bus services post their timetables at all main pick up points. Between Inverness and Ullapool there is a bus service which links with the Western Isles ferry service and also with the Westerbus service on certain days. Details from Rapsons (01463 222244 and Citylink coach service (online timetables). The Highland Council (01463 702695) also have a website for more detailed bus service information.

The Tourist Information Office in Gairloch has local and national timetables and can help you plan any journeys you need to make to and from the area or further afield.

Car hire/rental
Inverness has several car hire companies.


Gairloch`s longest running best value service

  • Local and Long Distance
  • (Private Hire Cabs)
  • Sightseeing Tours, Hospital, Airport, Station.
  • Gairloch`s most successful and fully licensed
    and Authorised cab service ever. (17th year)
  • Special round trip tour rates for tourists
  • To Eilean Donan Castle, Urquhart Castle on Loch Ness,
    Drumnadrochit, Plockton, Lochcarron, Shieldaig, Torridon,
    Applecross, Kyle, Skye, Ullapool, Leckmelm Gardens,
    Inverewe Gardens, The Lighthouse.
    Other tour destinations can easily be arranged.
  • Have a shopping trip to Inverness.
  • DVD, MP3 option for kids
    Nearly New Silver Peugeot 406 HDI
    For your safety and comfort on long or short journeys.

Ask for Jackie on 01445 712452
Mobile: 077330 28477
Fax 01445 712747