Excellent transport connections by road, rail and air make escaping to Speyside easy.
Inverness Airport is no more than one hour from most corners of Greater Speyside, and only 15 minutes drive from Inverness.
If you have never flown to Inverness before, then you are in for a great experience – landing at the airport, you will receive a traditional warm Highland welcome, easy access to baggage reclaim, and easy transport access in front of the terminal building, including national car hire franchises, local taxis and a frequent bus service to Inverness or Elgin.
Flybe, Easyjet and KLM offer direct flights to UK and European destinations, with connections available to more far-flung spots.
You could also use Aberdeen Airport to access Speyside: a one hour drive from here will take you into the heart of the region.
Traffic jams and rush hours are few and far between in Greater Speyside, making driving an enjoyable way to visit the area. The roads often offer stunning views, with well placed lay-bys for photo opportunities. To get here from the south, take the A82 up past Loch Ness to Inverness, the A9 through the impressive Drumochter Pass, or the winding and scenic A939 further to the east.
There’s no more relaxing way than to arrive at your destination than by train. From the south, there are connections to Greater Speyside from Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth, via Inverness or Aberdeen.