We encourage you to pay attention to the Outdoor Access Code as well as respecting others using the roads.

If you are driving whether in a car, towing a caravan, in motorhome, in camper-van or on a motorbike or bicycle please pay attention and obey the Highway Code, road safety and vehicle rules. Equally remember to drive on the LEFT, keep your speed down and that you observe the 'single track road' etiquette of using passing places to let other vehicles pass and that groups of vehicles do not bunch-up together too much making passing impossible. Please also do not park in passing places nor obstruct roads and gates.

This is a special place, respect others wishing to use the area at the same time.



By Local Bus

Durness Bus Ltd operate a fleet of minibuses, the Far North Bus service which run year-round, routes running between Durness and Lairg, Inverness, Thurso and Ullapool and additional services on school days between Scourie, Kinlochbervie and Talmine

Route 806 – Lairg  |  Route 806 – Ardgay

Route 805 – Inverness

Route 804 – Lochinver – Lairg

Route 803 – Thurso

Bikes may be carried between Durness and Lairg however, they must be booked at least 24 hours in advance on +44 1971 511223.


Other services

Private Hire and Tours - Alongside our school and public bus services Durness Bus are also available for private hires, with 7 and 16 seat vehicles and bike racks carrying up to 4 bikes and box trailers available. They are able to pick up and drop off groups or single walkers and cyclists at any point and transport them and/or luggage to their destination.

Around Durness Dial a Bus

In the region Transport for Tongue (T4T)


By Coach

between Thurso and Inverness

between Inverness and Thurso


By Train

From Lairg Railway Station - Trainline and ScotRail

From Thurso Railway Station - Trainline and ScotRail

From Inverness Railway Station - Trainline and ScotRail


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