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Home Flights Europe United Kingdom Scotland Cheap flights to Inverness, Scotland

Cheap flights to Inverness, Scotland

Popular in December High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest in January Best time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price $875 Average for round-trip flights in December 2020
Round-trip from $497 From New York to Inverness
One-way from $296 One-way flight from New York to Inverness
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Can I fly to Inverness right now?

There are currently restrictions on flights to Inverness along with the rest of United Kingdom. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions

The United Kingdom has not implemented any entry restrictions, but is monitoring direct flights into the country from certain areas. From November 5 to December 2, National restrictions in England is in effect. Travelling away from home, including internationally, is restricted from England except in limited circumstances such as for work or for education. From November 20, Scotland restricted cross-border travels within the UK, only essential travels—which includes health reasons, work and for study—will be allowed to enter and leave Scotland. People living within Level 3 or Level 4 lockdown areas in Scotland are also not permitted to leave their area, and banned from traveling overseas, though people in Level 0-2 are not. Different rules apply in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. Travelers must follow all the rules that apply to them. Certain areas of the UK and Crown Dependencies may have specific travel regulations. Check the relevant page for information related to travel to Jersey, Isle of Man, Shetland, and Orkney.

Entry requirements

All travelers entering the United Kingdom must present a completed "Public Health Passenger Locator Form" to immigration upon arrival.

Quarantine requirements

The UK government is updating a list of countries from which arriving travelers will not be required to self-isolate upon arrival, unless they’ve visited or stopped in any other country or territory in the preceding 14 days. The United Kingdom announced a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all travelers which started on June 8. Freight workers, medical professionals traveling to help with the fight against coronavirus, and travelers arriving from Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are exempt from the quarantine requirement. Note: The English, Scottish, Welsh, and Northern Irish governments may be applying quarantine requirements differently. Check for more information on travel to England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

All other info

All travelers on flights to the UK must wear face coverings on aircraft and on public transport upon arrival thereafter. Passengers using taxis and private hire vehicles should also use a face covering for the duration of their journey. Drivers may refuse to transport passengers who do not follow guidance for safe travel. Review the UK government’s entry requirements, and read more about travel restrictions for the UK.

. If you are looking to book a trip to Inverness and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.

Cheapest Prices for Inverness flights by month

January
$630
February
$559
March
$586
April
$634
May
$625
June
$725
July
$855
August
$658
September
$663
October
$630
November
$607
December
$705
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Inverness is currently February; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Inverness?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
NYC - INV
Price
$559 - $1,087
INV
Temperature
42.8 - 66.2 °F
INV
Rainfall
0.43 - 1.18 inches
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, February is seen as the time to fly to Inverness, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Inverness, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being January.

When is the best time to book a flight to Inverness?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Inverness, you should look to book at least 61 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Inverness?

Monday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Inverness. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Inverness?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the evening when visiting Inverness. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.

The most northerly city in the U.K. and often regarded as the capital of the Highlands, Inverness is steeped in history and surrounded by some of the most astonishing natural beauty in Scotland. The region’s picturesque glens and rugged mountains are sure to appeal to hikers and lovers of the outdoors. Skiing opportunities abound at places like the Nevis Range and Glenshee resorts.

Inverness is located on the banks of the River Ness near the famous Loch Ness, and locals have long used the area’s clear waters for traditional industries such as distilling (whiskey connoisseurs, take note!). A center of Scottish heritage, the city also hosts the annual Highland Games and is an ideal base for those wishing to tour sites related to the clans that once called the area home.

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Inverness climate

The city typically experiences warm weather from June through August, with long days and temperatures reaching a high of almost 86 F. Inverness sometimes plays host to some of the coldest weather of any U.K. destination, with average temperatures around 30 F from December to February.

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Best Time to Fly to Inverness

Peak Season: 

Tourism in Inverness peaks during the months of July, August and September, as this is when weather is likely to be warmest and driest. The destination’s popularity is reflected in travel and accommodations prices and availability. 

Off Season: 

December to February, when Inverness is most likely to experience its coldest weather, constitute the city’s quietest period in terms of tourism. 

Shoulder Seasons: 

April, May and October are good times to visit outside the height of peak season. The weather may still be favorable, but the prices will not be as high. Travel discounts are typically available during these times.

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Getting around Inverness

Most of the main tourist sites within the city of Inverness are within walking distance. However, bus services are also available within city limits and to other nearby locations. Rail connections also exist between Inverness and other towns such as Tain and Nairn.

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Inverness Travel Information

  • Famous Loch Ness is only about 23 miles from Inverness and features Urquhart Castle, one of the largest in Scotland, along its rocky shore. The loch itself, an expansive freshwater lake, is one of the most iconic and beautiful natural attractions in Scotland.
  • The Inverness Highland Games should not be missed. This annual event takes place in June and has been held in Inverness since 1821; it includes track and field events, the caber toss, highland dance and piping. 
  • The Inverness Museum and Art Gallery has an expansive range of materials in its collections, encompassing natural history, archaeology, local history and art. Opened in 1826, it is Inverness’s first museum and is located in the city’s historic center. 
  • Culloden Battlefield, the site of a famous confrontation in the 18th century Jacobite Rising, has been restored to resemble its former condition and now has its own visitors’ center with an interactive exhibition.
  • The Dalmore Distillery in nearby Alness offers tours for those interested in learning about the inner workings and history of a long-established Highland whiskey company. Established in 1839 on the banks of the Cromarty Firth, the distillery contains some of the world’s oldest whiskey stocks in its warehouses.

 

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