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Transportation to Inverness Airport from the City Center

Inverness Airport is located 15 km from the city center and is accessible by a variety of transportation alternatives. People visiting the city can get to the airport by taxi, bus, train, or rental car.

Taxi

Taxis are a convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport from the city center. It takes about 25 minutes to get to Inverness Airport from the city center by taxi. Inverness Airport is closed to scheduled air traffic at night. Since the airport is easily accessible by public transport throughout the day, taxis are a less preferred method of transportation that is considered an expensive and luxurious alternative.

Bus

Bus lines 11, 11 A, and 11D departing from the bus terminal in the city operate between 7:15 am and 11:25 pm. Buses run every 30 minutes and provide convenient transportation to the airport. It takes about 40 minutes to get to the airport from the city center by bus. You can purchase a bus ticket from the kiosks at the terminal before boarding.

Train

Trains depart from the Inverness Railway Station in the city center and provide transportation to the Nairn Train Station, which is in close proximity to the airport. Trains operate from 9:59 am to 9:42 pm on Sundays and from 4:53 am to 9:33 pm Monday to Saturday. After arriving at the Nairn Train Station, you can take a taxi to the airport, which is only 5 minutes away.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another way to get to the airport from the city. There are a variety of rental car companies located in the city. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Budget, Enterprise, and Avis. You can pick a brand and model vehicle to suit your needs and make a reservation in advance online. You can also return your vehicle to the company’s office at the airport before your departure.

Airport Information

Inverness Airport operates scheduled services throughout the UK and other cities in Europe including Amsterdam, Zurich, and Italy. Located 15 km east of the city center, Inverness Airport operates between 5 am and 10:30 pm. Inverness Airport operates all passenger services out of one terminal building. These services usually close between 5:30 pm and 6 pm on weekdays and their operating hours vary on weekends.

The airport aims to meet passenger needs, featuring passenger lounges, free internet access within the lounges, the Raon Malairt currency exchange office, The Meeting Place, a lost and found, and a multi-denominational chapel.

Inverness airport contains a variety of dining venues and places to shop so that passengers can enjoy their time at the airport. Passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink at D'Lish Landside Restaurant and Airside Café, which are open until 5:30 pm and 6 pm on weekdays, with operating hours varying on the weekends. Passengers can go shopping at WH Smith, Jail at the Airport and The Fly Nip, which are also open until 5:30 pm and 6 pm on weekdays, with operating hours varying on the weekends.

Last Updated: 07 Feb 2017

Transportation to Birmingham City Center from Airport

Birmingham is a city located in West Midlands, England, at the basin of the Severn and Trent rivers. It is the one of the biggest cities in the country and the second most populated city in the country, after London. Those who want to travel to Birmingham fly into Birmingham Airport. The city contains five main areas that are intertwined. The first zone covers the area known as New Street, which is the innermost part of the city and considered the city center.

When it comes to urban transportation most of the city is accessible by bicycle or on foot. The executive body responsible for the public transportation network in the city is Network West Midlands. This institution encourages citizens and visitors to use bicycles to get around in the city. Buses provide transportation to most parts of Birmingham as well. Many of these bus lines are run by National Express West Midlands. There are also Diamond Buses that operate throughout the city. If you are planning on riding multiple buses throughout the day we would recommend buying a day ticket, also referred to as a daysaver, because it is more economical than buying a single trip ticket.

Single fare or daysaver tickets for National Express West Midlands buses can be purchased on board from the driver but you must have the exact fare, the driver cannot give you change. Therefore we recommend that you have the exact fare ready before boarding the bus. You can also purchase different ticket options with longer validity from the Pavilion Shopping Centre, which is located in close proximity to the Moor Street Station.

There are many public transportation alternatives in the city that provide transportation to the airport. Most of these options provide transportation to the airport from the city center or from the main train station. Birmingham Airport is located about 10 km from the city center.

Air-Rail Link

The Air-Rail Link is a people mover located above ground that provides transportation between the airport and Birmingham International Station. The Air-Rail Link operates from 5:15 am to 2 am and runs every 2 minutes. The total travel time between the airport and Birmingham International Station is 2 minutes.

Train

Once you get to Birmingham International Station via the Air-Rail Link you can take a train to New Street Station. The total trip to New Street Station from Birmingham International Station can vary between 10 and 20 minutes. Trains run every 5 to 15 minutes and operate from 6:15 am to 11:15 pm. Trains are usually more expensive when compared to buses. The rail service is provided by London Midland and has an extensive network throughout Birmingham. You can find maps detailing the train routes in tourist information offices located in various parts of the city. The fare for the train can vary depending on the region you will be traveling to. There are 3 main train stations in Birmingham. New Street Station is considered the main station and is located in the city center.

There are four different train lines that run throughout the city. The yellow line runs between Wolverhampton and Northampton, the green line runs between Hereford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Leamington Spa, the red line runs between Redditch and Lichfield Trent Valley, and the blue line runs between Rugeley Trent Valley and Walsall.

There are also longer lines that provide transportation to neighboring cities. The majority of the train lines intersect at certain points so passengers can easily transfer between lines.

Bus

Bus number 900 provides transportation to the city center from the airport. This bus runs every 15 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes at night and on Sundays.

Bus number 97 also provides transportation to the city center from the airport but it followers a longer route. However, one advantage that bus number 97 has is that it operates 24 hours a day. This bus runs every hour on the hour. Bus number 966 provides transportation from the airport to Solihull and Erdington.

This bus runs every 30 minutes during the day and every hour, on the hour, at nights and on Sundays. There is no central bus station in the city, instead buses depart from various parts of the city.

The majority of the buses pass through the Bull Street, Colmore Row, Moor Street, and Priory Queensway areas. Buses generally operate from 5 am to midnight.

There are two routes that buses follow, the Inner Circle, which runs through the city center and the Outer Circle, which avoids entering the city center and runs along the outskirts of the city center.   

There are also bus services that provide transportation between the suburbs, hospitals, and shopping centers. However these services run less frequently at night and on Sundays.

Coach

There are also coach services that provide transportation from the airport to Birmingham’s Digbeth Coach Station. The fare for these coach services are approximately the same as city buses. These coach services also operate at night.

Tram

The tram line in the city is referred to as the Midland Metro, so make sure not to mistake it for an underground metro line. Unfortunately, there is no tram line that provides transportation to the city center from the airport. There is only one tram line that operates throughout the city.

This line operates between Snow Hill Station, Wolverhampton, Jewellery Quarter, West Bornwich, Wednesbury and Bilston. The tram operates from 6:30 am to 11:30 pm on weekdays and on Saturdays. On Sundays the tram operates from 8 am to 11 pm.

Taxi

Getting to the city center from the airport by taxi takes about 20 to 30 minutes. Taking a taxi is very convenient however keep in mind that taxi fares in Birmingham are quite high.

Ferry

Ferry boats can be used as a public transportation alternative in the Gas Street Basin. However the city is not accessible from the airport by ferry.

Rental Car

There are 7 different international rental car companies at Birmingham Airport. You can rent a car from the rental car offices located at the airport or book your vehicle in advance by making a reservation online. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

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Which airports can I use for Inverness-Birmingham flights?

For Inverness-Birmingham flights, you can use Inverness Airport, Inverness Railway Station as departure airport, and Birmingham Intl. Airport, Birmingham New Street Railway Station for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Inverness-Birmingham and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Inverness-Birmingham is 677 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 1 hour 20 minutes.

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