Car Hire at Inverness Airport

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Inverness Airport, Inverness, United Kingdom
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 27.46 per day
Economy
Vauxhall Corsa or comparable
Vauxhall Corsa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Europcar
£ 35.51 per day
Compact
Vauxhall Astra or comparable
Vauxhall Astra
  • 4
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Arnold Clark
£ 48.15 per day
Intermediate
Peugeot 3008 or comparable
Peugeot 3008
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
SIXT
£ 64.69 per day

Most Popular Car Hire Deals

Premium
Skoda Superb or comparable
Skoda Superb
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Arnold Clark
£ 68.48 / per day
Minivan
Ford S-Max 5+2 or comparable
Ford S-Max 5+2
  • 7
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 127.66 / per day
Minivan
Ford Galaxy or comparable
Ford Galaxy
  • 7
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 146.57 / per day
Compact Elite
Mercedes A Class or comparable
Mercedes A Class
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
National
£ 162.45 / per day
These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:01 on 2023-02-06.
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Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
GBP
Traffic direction
Left-hand side
Dialing code
44
Average car hire price
£ 85.12 / per day
Average car hire length
5 days
Speed limit within city centre
48 km/h
30 mph
Speed limit out of city centre
97 km/h
60 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%
Inverness Airport Car Hire

Airport Car Hire

Inverness Airport is also known as Port-adhair Inbhir Nis in the local Scottish Gaelic language.

Top international routes

  • London
  • Bristol
  • Amsterdam
  • Manchester
  • Birmingham
  • Belfast

Main airlines

Loganair, easyJet, Flybe, British Airways, KLM, and Air Europa

Terminals

The single passenger terminal serves all international and domestic flights.

Location

Inverness Airport is about 13 km (8.1 mi) northeast of Inverness. Motorways 9309 and A96 along with Millburn Road, Harbour Road, and Longman Road are the main roads connecting the airport to the city.

Most popular types of hire car

  • Station wagons - starting at £ 113 per day
  • Large cars - starting at £ 71 per day
  • Medium cars - starting at £ 64 per day
  • People Carriers - starting at £ 125 per day
  • Small cars - starting at £ 46 per day
  • SUVs - starting at £ 105 per day

Car hire desks

Some are located inside the airport terminal while others are located at the Inverness airport depot, which is next to the terminal and which you can easily reach on foot by following the signs. The exact location of your car hire company's desk will be listed on your Confirmation Voucher.

Services and facilities

Inverness Airport is quite small, but it has a few bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. There are also shops, including a bookstore, a newsstand, and a clothes store, but there’s no duty-free shopping. You’ll also find several ATMs, baby changing facilities, first aid services, a photo booth, and an interfaith prayer room. The airport is equipped for passengers with reduced mobility, and special assistance can be requested, but you should contact your airline at least 48 hours before arrival if you’d like this service.

Nearest petrol station

Oilfast Limited gas station, located at 12B, Dalcross Industrial Estate, Culloden, is right next to the airport and can be reached in about two minutes. But keep in mind that this gas station in only open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on workdays and is closed on weekends. There are many other gas stations in and around Inverness. The closest to the airport is Tesco Petrol at 1A Eastfield Way, which can be reached in about 12 minutes and is open 24/7.

Popular one-way hires

  • Edinburgh (261 km / 162 mi)
  • Glasgow (280 km / 174 mi)
  • Southampton (951 km / 591 mi)
  • Aberdeen (156 km / 97 mi)
  • London (924 km / 574 mi)
  • Coventry (756 km / 470 mi)
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Airport information

Score
7.7
  • Getting to the airport 7.8
  • Check-in and departures 8.5
  • Facilities and services 6.0
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 6.3
  • Dining and car hire services 5.5
  • Lounge 5.7

Inverness Airport (INV)

  • IATA: INV
  • ICAO: EGPE
  • Name: Inverness Airport (INV)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Flights per year: 30,450
  • Passengers (per year): 783,017
  • Distance from the city centre: 8.1 miles / 13 km NE of town

Top 20 Destinations around Inverness Airport

  1. Car Hire at Aberdeen Airport starting at £ 26.24 per day
    125.2 km / 77.8 miles away
  2. Car Hire at Stirling Railway Station starting at £ 33.91 per day
    152.2 km / 94.6 miles away
  3. Car Hire at Edinburgh Airport starting at £ 15.94 per day
    177.9 km / 110.5 miles away
  4. Car Hire at Glasgow Airport starting at £ 12.75 per day
    179.2 km / 111.4 miles away
  5. 181.1 km / 112.5 miles away
  6. Car Hire at Edinburgh Sighthill starting at £ 41.43 per day
    181.6 km / 112.9 miles away
  7. Car Hire at Newcastle Airport starting at £ 22.40 per day
    313.3 km / 194.7 miles away
  8. 334.3 km / 207.7 miles away
  9. Car Hire at Belfast International Airport starting at £ 15.94 per day
    337.3 km / 209.6 miles away
  10. Car Hire at Leeds Bradford Airport starting at £ 23.75 per day
    432.7 km / 268.9 miles away
  11. Car Hire at Manchester Trafford Park starting at £ 33.40 per day
    461.6 km / 286.8 miles away
  12. Car Hire at Holyhead Port starting at £ 40.86 per day
    463.9 km / 288.3 miles away
  13. Car Hire at Warrington Longford starting at £ 85.32 per day
    464.2 km / 288.4 miles away
  14. Car Hire at Liverpool Airport starting at £ 14.24 per day
    469.1 km / 291.5 miles away
  15. Car Hire at Manchester Airport starting at £ 15.92 per day
    474.9 km / 295.1 miles away
  16. Car Hire at East Midlands Airport starting at £ 24.78 per day
    548.5 km / 340.9 miles away
  17. Car Hire at Wolverhampton Old Heath starting at £ 28.71 per day
    560.6 km / 348.4 miles away
  18. Car Hire at Birmingham Airport starting at £ 15.94 per day
    580.7 km / 360.8 miles away
  19. Car Hire at Norwich Airport starting at £ 28.71 per day
    638.5 km / 396.7 miles away
  20. Car Hire at Milton Keynes Railway Station starting at £ 32.84 per day
    644.5 km / 400.5 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at Inverness Airport?

Our data shows how prices for hiring a car at Inverness Airport fluctuate depending on the time of year. This graph can help you find the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at Inverness Airport
£ 42.82
January
£ 36.31
February
£ 54.52
March
£ 50.11
April
£ 44.41
May
£ 47.05
June
£ 59.51
July
£ 56.62
August
£ 44.84
September
£ 53.88
October
£ 26.76
November
£ 49.28
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at Inverness Airport is November with prices starting at £ 26.76 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is July with prices for for a Compact class starting at £ 59.51. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 47. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only average amounts. How long you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most frequent hire length at Inverness Airport?

Hirers picking up a car at Inverness Airport keep them for an average of 7 days during in November, while those picking up their cars in January keep them for an average of 5.
Average Hire Length at Inverness Airport
5
January
5
February
5
March
6
April
5
May
6
June
5
July
5
August
5
September
6
October
7
November
7
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at Inverness Airport?

Though Inverness Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in May. November is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
122%
January
110%
February
116%
March
123%
April
136%
May
78%
June
109%
July
121%
August
80%
September
74%
October
63%
November
68%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Arnold Clark Ford Fiesta 5 2 Small cars
Arnold Clark Peugeot 3008 5 3 SUVs
Keddy Fiat 500 3 1 Small cars
Arnold Clark Kia Ceed 5 2 Medium cars
Arnold Clark Vauxhall Astra 5 2 Medium cars
SIXT Kia Ceed 5 1 Medium cars
Enterprise Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
National Vauxhall Corsa 5 2 Small cars
Keddy Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
Keddy Vauxhall Crossland 5 2 SUVs

FAQ

Can I use my credit card insurance?
All of the hire cars at Inverness Airport include basic coverage. You may have to decline this coverage to be able to use your credit card insurance. You should contact your credit card company and the rental supplier to find out.
Is it cheaper to rent online or directly at the office when I receive the vehicle?
It is usually cheaper to book a car ahead of time online. The rate is usually lower and you can compare multiple suppliers.
Can I still pick up a car at the airport if I am not flying into it?
Yes, most companies at Inverness Airport do not require a boarding pass to be able to pick up a car, though you may have to pass a credit check or provide additional documents if you are a local resident.
Will I receive a refund if I cancel my reservation?
The reservation can be cancelled without charge up to 48 hours before the pick-up time.

Our Customers' Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

United Kingdom
Fiat 500
26 September 2022
The Highlands of Scotland are very beautiful but remote make sure you check your car very carefully before you leave the airport ,garages are very few and far between.
United Kingdom
Nissan Qashqai
29 September 2021
fabulous trip and the car was faultless
United Kingdom
Vauxhall Corsa
10 September 2021
The North Coast 500 is a breathtaking road trip - the Highlands of Scotland offer spectacular experiences and vistas.
United Kingdom
Toyota Yaris
2 August 2021
Touring the west highlands provided spectacular views and the beaches at Scourie and Oldshoremore well worth a visit. Closer to Inverness we visited Glen Affric Nature Reserve. Great walks an fantastic views. Make sure not to miss the magnificent Plodda Falls.
United Kingdom
Toyota Yaris
8 July 2021
Enjoyed a trip around Loch Ness and a lovely scenic drive up to Ullapool and back.
United Kingdom
Toyota Yaris
16 June 2021
Excellent car hire and pick up from airport
United Kingdom
Toyota Yaris
26 May 2021
Great price, pick up to and from airport. Great, friendly service

Car Hire Statistics

Highest rated company
Arnold Clark
9.63 / 10
Lowest rated company
Interrent
7.92 / 10
Total number of reviews
17
Total rental companies
11
Average daily price
£ 85.12
Lowest daily price
£ 27.46
Total cars available
185

Top 11 Hire Companies at Inverness Airport in 2023

Arnold Clark
Remarkable 9.6 / 88 reviews
+441463723720
Harbour Road, Inverness IV1 1UF
£ 44 - £ 121
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:30
Tue:08:00-17:30
Wed:08:00-17:30
Thu:08:00-17:30
Fri:08:00-17:30
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:09:00-16:00
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.9 / 8 reviews
+4403713841121
TERMINAL BUILDING
£ 27 - £ 185
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:30
Tue:08:00-21:30
Wed:08:00-21:30
Thu:08:00-21:30
Fri:08:00-21:30
Sat:11:00-16:00
Sun:11:00-21:30
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.8 / 7 reviews
+4403445446017
Terminal Building
Working hours
Mon:08:30-21:45
Tue:08:30-21:45
Wed:08:30-21:45
Thu:08:30-21:45
Fri:08:30-21:45
Sat:09:00-16:00
Sun:10:00-18:30
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.8 / 12 reviews
+4401667461199
Dalcross, Inverness IV2 7JB
£ 105 - £ 251
Enterprise
Enterprise
Outstanding 8.7 / 8 reviews
+4401667708888
Dalcross, Inverness IV2 7JB
£ 108 - £ 259
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-16:00
Sun:10:00-16:00
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.6 / 4 reviews
+4403713841121
Dalcross, Inverness IV2 7JB
£ 35 - £ 233
Working hours
Mon:08:00-21:30
Tue:08:00-21:30
Wed:08:00-21:30
Thu:08:00-21:30
Fri:08:00-21:30
Sat:11:00-16:00
Sun:11:00-21:30
Hertz
Hertz
Outstanding 8.6 / 6 reviews
+4408433093037
Site 13 B-C, Dalcross Industrial Estate, Dalcross, Inverness IV2 7JB
Working hours
Mon:10:00-16:00
Tue:10:00-15:30
Wed:10:00-16:00
Thu:10:00-16:00
Fri:10:00-16:00
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.4 / 9 reviews
+442070188246
Unit 2, Dalcross Industrial Estate, Inverness IV2 7XB
£ 65 - £ 158
National
National
Outstanding 8.4 / 3 reviews
+4401667461199
Unit 1 Site 6 Dalcross Ind Estates, Inverness IV2 7XB
£ 111 - £ 268
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sat:08:00-16:00
Sun:10:00-16:00
Firefly
Firefly
Outstanding 8.2
08433093037
Site 13 B-C
Working hours
Mon:10:00-16:00
Tue:10:00-15:30
Wed:10:00-16:00
Thu:10:00-16:00
Fri:10:00-16:00
Interrent
Interrent
Great 7.9
+4403713841121
Inverness Airport - Terminal building, Dalcross
Working hours
Mon:08:00-19:00
Tue:08:00-19:00
Wed:08:00-19:00
Thu:08:00-19:00
Fri:08:00-16:00
Sat:10:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-19:00
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