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How to get toHelmsdale Stationcar-free

Visit Helmsdale Station car-free

From Inverness station, a few trains a day run along the scenic Far North Lines to Helmsdale station (one train on Sundays). The journey takes a good 2½ hours, but the coastal views are so wild and remote that the journey is a spectacular tourist activity in its own right.

There are regular direct trains to Inverness from Aberdeen, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

You can also catch bus X99 from Inverness to Helmsdale. It stops across the river in the village, a short walk from the station. Bus 906 runs from Lairg.

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Enjoy 10% off the price of your stay, when you arrive by train, bus, bike or foot.

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Helmsdale Station

Self-catering cottage that can sleep eight people in old stationmaster’s house by a working railway station on the beautiful Far North Line. Bikes to explore the area can be rented from Sam’s Bike Shed for a small extra fee.

For any queries about visiting contact Helmsdale Station on or helmsdalestation@gmail.com

Address: Station House, West Helmsdale, Helmsdale, KW8 6HH. Visit Website