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How to get to the Loch Ness Guest House, Fort Augustus.


The Loch Ness Guest House is located in Fort Augustus on the A82, at the head of Loch Ness in the heart of the Highlands. We are best reached by car, although buses stop here. Planes and trains can easily help you get to the Highlands and Scotland, Invermoriston is 6 miles from Fort Augustus towards Inverness, Invergarry is 6 miles from Fort Augustus towards Fort William.

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By Road

Fort Augustus is located on the A82, 30 miles from Fort William and 32 miles from Inverness.

From Glasgow:
Take the A82 via Crainlarich and Fort William to Fort Augustus – 132 miles

From Edinburgh:
Take the M90 to Perth, the A9 to Dalwhinnie, the A86 to Spean Bridge and the A82 to Fort Augustus – 157 miles.

From Aberdeen:
Take the A96 via Nairn to Inverness, then the A82 to Fort Augustus - 141 miles

Local and national hire car companies operate throughout the area:

+44 (0) 843 309 3099 

+44 (0) 808 284 5566 

+44 (0) 871 384 1087 

By Bus

Several coach operators run daily services throughout the Highlands. Buses run to Fort Augustus from Fort William, Inverness, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

+44 (0) 871 266333 

National Express
+44 (0) 871 7818178 

By Train

Trains run from Edinburgh and Glasgow to Fort William and Inverness. Overnight Sleepers are available from London to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Fort William and Inverness. The Steam Train “The Jacobite” runs daily trips (May to October) from Fort William to Mallaig.

National Rail Enquiries (for all main services)
+44 (0) 8457 484950

West Highland Steam Railways - Enquiries and Bookings
+44 (0) 844 850 4685


Cyclists and walkers are welcome! We have safe storage for bikes and if good weather doesn’t prevail then we have a drying room available!