Car Hire at Inverness Airport
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Cheapest Car Hire Rates
VW Polo or comparable
£ 22.39 per day
Fiat 500 or comparable
£ 22.67 per day
Vauxhall Corsa or comparable
£ 27.18 per day
Hyundai Tucson or comparable
£ 56.21 per day
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Nissan Qashqai or comparable
£ 86.46 / per day
Mercedes Benz A Class or comparable
£ 156.86 / per day
Ford Galaxy or comparable
£ 185.76 / per day
Audi A5 Aut. or comparable
£ 45.60 / 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 17:18 on 2023-06-08.
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Average car hire price
£ 75.39 / per day
Average car hire length
Speed limit within city centre
Speed limit out of city centre
96 - 112 km/h
60 - 70 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
Average gasoline price
£ 1.53 per liter
Highest gasoline price
£ 1.90 per liter
Lowest gasoline price
£ 1.46 per liter
Airport Car Hire
Inverness Airport is also known as Port-adhair Inbhir Nis in the local Scottish Gaelic language.
Top international routes
Loganair, easyJet, Flybe, British Airways, KLM, and Air Europa
The single passenger terminal serves all international and domestic flights.
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 £ 37 per day
- Large cars - starting at £ 27 per day
- Medium cars - starting at £ 22 per day
- People Carriers - starting at £ 153 per day
- Premium cars - starting at £ 46 per day
- Small cars - starting at £ 23 per day
- SUVs - starting at £ 24 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)
Inverness Airport (INV)
- IATA: INV
- ICAO: EGPE
- Name: Inverness Airport (INV)
- Distance from the city centre: 8.1 miles / 13 km
Top 20 Destinations around Inverness Airport
Car Hire at Aberdeen Airport starting at £ 22.78 per day117.0 km / 72.7 miles away
133.7 km / 83.1 miles away
Car Hire at Edinburgh Airport starting at £ 21.78 per day181.8 km / 113.0 miles away
Car Hire at Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station starting at £ 25.41 per day184.3 km / 114.5 miles away
Car Hire at Glasgow Airport starting at £ 19.96 per day187.2 km / 116.3 miles away
Car Hire at Newcastle Airport starting at £ 24.96 per day314.2 km / 195.2 miles away
Car Hire at Derry Airport starting at £ 26.25 per day337.8 km / 209.9 miles away
Car Hire at George Best Belfast City Airport starting at £ 26.25 per day344.3 km / 213.9 miles away
Car Hire at Belfast International Airport starting at £ 19.22 per day347.8 km / 216.1 miles away
Car Hire in Preston (Downtown) starting at £ 37.62 per day427.6 km / 265.7 miles away
Car Hire at Leeds Bradford Airport starting at £ 35.39 per day435.2 km / 270.4 miles away
Car Hire in Leeds (Downtown) starting at £ 44.83 per day447.0 km / 277.8 miles away
Car Hire at Holyhead Port starting at £ 32.10 per day471.6 km / 293.0 miles away
Car Hire at Liverpool Airport starting at £ 20.31 per day474.0 km / 294.5 miles away
Car Hire at Manchester Airport starting at £ 24.79 per day479.0 km / 297.6 miles away
Car Hire at East Midlands Airport starting at £ 25.24 per day551.5 km / 342.7 miles away
Car Hire at Birmingham Airport starting at £ 16.57 per day584.4 km / 363.1 miles away
Car Hire at Luton Airport starting at £ 27.35 per day672.8 km / 418.1 miles away
Car Hire at Bristol Temple Meads Train station starting at £ 62.20 per day684.0 km / 425.0 miles away
Car Hire at Cardiff Airport starting at £ 102.41 per day684.9 km / 425.6 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
The cheapest month to hire a car at Inverness Airport is March with prices starting at £ 37.13 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 £ 111.81. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 70. 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 July, while those picking up their cars in January keep them for an average of 4.
Average Hire Length at Inverness Airport
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 April. January is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Monthly searches at Inverness Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
Car Hire Information
|Popular suppliers||Keddy, Arnold Clark, SIXT, Europcar, Enterprise|
|Popular car categories||Small cars, Medium cars, SUVs, People Carriers|
|Lowest price||£ 22 per day|
Most Popular Car Hire Models
|Keddy||Fiat 500||3||1||Small cars|
|Keddy||Ford Focus||5||2||Medium cars|
|Arnold Clark||Ford Fiesta||5||2||Small cars|
|Arnold Clark||Mercedes Benz Vito||5||3||People Carriers|
|Arnold Clark||Kia Ceed||5||2||Medium cars|
|Arnold Clark||Peugeot 3008||5||3||SUVs|
|Arnold Clark||Vauxhall Astra||5||2||Medium cars|
|Europcar||Vauxhall Corsa||3||1||Small cars|
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 car. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.
United States of America (USA)
18 May 2023
We drove the NC500, and spent a couple of days in the Cairngorms. Great hill walking most days. Beautiful northwest coast beaches!
26 April 2023
Fab scenery great weather
United States of America (USA)
20 April 2023
All over Northern Scotland - Isle of Skye - Uig, Portree, the Quiraing, the Storr. Highlands - Coire Gabhail, Dalwhinnie Distillery, the bottom part of Ben Nevis, the Ben Nevis Inn for dinner. Edinburgh - just everything about Edinburgh <3
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.
29 September 2021
fabulous trip and the car was faultless
10 September 2021
The North Coast 500 is a breathtaking road trip - the Highlands of Scotland offer spectacular experiences and vistas.
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.
8 July 2021
Enjoyed a trip around Loch Ness and a lovely scenic drive up to Ullapool and back.
16 June 2021
Excellent car hire and pick up from airport
26 May 2021
Great price, pick up to and from airport. Great, friendly service
Car Hire Statistics
Highest rated company
9.7 / 10
Lowest rated company
8.2 / 10
Total number of reviews
Total rental companies
Average daily price
Lowest daily price
Total cars available
Top 11 Hire Companies at Inverness Airport in 2023
Harbour Road, Inverness IV1 1UF
£ 93 - £ 171
£ 23 - £ 30
£ 36 - £ 167
Dalcross, Inverness IV2 7JB
£ 73 - £ 298
Dalcross, Inverness IV2 7JB
£ 74 - £ 298
Unit 2, Dalcross Industrial Estate, Inverness IV2 7XB
£ 22 - £ 63
Dalcross, Inverness IV2 7JB
£ 27 - £ 36
Unit 1 Site 6 Dalcross Ind Estates, Inverness IV2 7XB
£ 80 - £ 321
Site 13 B-C, Dalcross Industrial Estate, Dalcross, Inverness IV2 7JB
Site 13 B-C
Inverness Airport - Terminal building, Dalcross
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