The village of Drumnadrochit may not be a well known place, yet it is home to Scotland’s most infamous mysteries. Nestled on the shores of Loch Ness in Urquhart Bay, Drumnadrochit draws in thousands of tourists each year who are all captivated by tales of the Loch Ness monster. Nessie hunters flock here in search of the elusive creature, particularly as the village is home to the Loch Ness Exhibition Centre and an ideal place to book a monster spotting cruise. This attractive village is a pleasant base to explore the local sights around the lake, being a just a few minutes away from the magnificent ruins of Urquhart Castle.
Despite its remote location, travel to Drumnadrochit Loch Ness is easy, as the village is just an hour away from the nearest airport. Inverness Airport is located just 39 km north east of the village and there are frequent flight arrivals to the airport every day. Several airlines operate direct and non direct flights from within the UK and from Europe, including budget airlines such as FlyBE and KLM. Airport buses and taxis are available to transfer passengers from the airport.
Visitors can also opt to travel to Drumnadrochit Loch Ness by train, as there are regular train services from various UK cities, such as Aberdeen, Edinburgh and London. The nearest station to the village is Inverness Railway Station, which is located in the centre of Inverness. The station is served by a variety of transport services, including Scottish Citylink bus routes, such as 919, which runs to Urquhart Castle.
Frequent bus services operate in the Inverness area including Drumnadrochit and Loch Ness. Stagecoach runs frequently between Inverness and Drumnadrochit several times per day and the journey can take about 30 minutes. Scottish Citylink also operate regular services from Inverness Bus Station to the Post Office in Drumnadrochit, taking about 25 minutes in duration.