The castle opens 30 March. Individual and group tickets available. We will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays except for pre-booked groups of 20 or more. 

Getting Here
Ideally situated for exploring Argyll, the west coast and the Islands, Inveraray nestles on the banks of Loch Fyne only 38 miles from Oban. The town is well serviced by road links to the North and South, and lies approximately 60 miles from Glasgow.

By Car

From the South, exit the M74 at junction 4 and follow signs for Glasgow City centre (M8). Travel up the M8 taking junction 30 for the Erskine Bridge, and join the A82 to Dumbarton and Loch Lomond. At Tarbet, near the head of picturesque Loch Lomond, bear left onto the A83 signposted for Inveraray.

There are a number of charge points for electric vehicles en route to Inveraray (and in Inveraray itself). You can find these on the Zap-Map website or mobile app.

Our Carpark

We have spaces for cars, campervans, mini-buses, coaches, and tarmac spaces for motorbikes. We have a bicycle rack by our admissions kiosk and tarmac blue-badge spaces near the kiosk also. The carpark is available from 09:45 until 18:00.

Please note: there is no shaded parking for those travelling with a pet.

By Bus

Scottish Citylink provide a regular bus service to Inveraray from Glasgow City Centre: Travel time is approximately 1hr 40 minutes.

West Coast Motors – Tel: 01586 552319

Service 486 – Dunoon-Inveraray

CityLink – Tel: 0871 2663333

Service 926 – Glasgow-Inveraray-Campbeltown

Service 976 – Glasgow-Inveraray-Oban

By Tour Bus

Rabbies - West Highlands, Lochs & Castles (Edinburgh)

Timberbush - Oban, Glencoe & West Highland Castles (Glasgow),   West Highland Lochs, Mountains & Castles (Edinburgh)

Discover Scotland - Oban, Western Highlands, Lochs, Castles & Glencoe (Glasgow),   Highland Lochs, Glens & Castles (Greenock)

Highland Experience - Oban, Lochs & Inveraray (Edinburgh)Oban, Lochs & Inveraray (Glasgow)

TRAVEL GREEN - When you travel using one of the tour companies above, you will get a discount off admission to the Castle.


For help planning your travel to Inveraray visit

Travel Distances

Dalmally Railway Station: Approx 15 miles

Oban: 40 miles

Glasgow Airport: Approx 55 miles

Prestwick Airport: Approx 86 miles

Edinburgh: Approx 110 miles

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