Filling Stations On The North Coast 500 Route.
The North Coast and the whole region of the Scottish highlands is very easy to get to with several filling stations on the North Coast 500 route, regardless of where you are travelling from. The area is extremely well serviced with good rail and road links, notably the famous and wonderfully scenic West Highland Line, and Aberdeen and Inverness airports are 100 and 5 miles respectively from Inverness. A lot of people also fly into Prestwick Airport which is about 45 minutes south of Glasgow by road, or fast regular rail link.
Once in the area, North Coast 500 car hire, NC500 bike hire, and bus services are well established to offer you local service. For your assistance in planning a trip to Inverness & The Scottish Highlands, we have provided travel information and links to help you prepare for your trip. Check out our useful links page for details of transportation options and other useful North Coast 500 information.
Locally in this area, there are taxi services in Inverness that will pick you up from any Scottish airport or railway station and they also provide Highland tours. You can compare flights to the area and then make arrangements to rent a car from any Scottish airport or consider renting from a local garage here in Fort William, and this can be collected from Inverness Railway station or delivered to your hotel.
Petrol and diesel & Electric Vehicle charging points are now available in most larger towns, but always be aware of rural filling stations on the North Coast 500 route as they may not be open, depending on the time of year and how they are feeling that day. (as well as breakdown and repairs/servicing garages) are available 24 hours from Inverness and surrounding areas.