AAPT Council member Michelle Lancaster has put together some useful general advice for travelling to the AAPT Conference in Inverness to be held 19th September 2015. Covering all options and all budgets:
Travel to Inverness
Caledonian Sleeper Train: www.sleeper.scot
Overnight trains between London and Scotland – Departs from London Euston station.
Other trains from London and rest of UK – recommend www.redspottedhanky.com for cheaper travel.
Direct trains from Newcastle, York & Peterborough with East Coast rail.
National Express: www.nationalexpress.com coaches from various locations from around the UK, reasonable prices – return from London average £50 travel time approximately 12 hours from London.
Megabus: www.uk.megabus.com buses from various locations around the UK including, London, Leeds, Lancaster, Manchester and Newcastle. Check that services are available for a Sunday return though. Cheap return offered from London at approximately £20 - £50 return.
www.flybe.com – flights to and from Inverness from various locations including: Belfast, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Exeter, Isle of Man, Jersey, Manchester, Newquay, Southampton and Dublin. – please check website for further travel information. Currently a return flight from Birmingham departing Friday and returning Sunday is approximately £85 return.
www.easyjet.com – direct flights from Bristol and London airports. Please check website fro further travel information.