BritRail

BritRail Scottish Highlands Pass

  • Unlimited travel in Northern Scotland
  • Children under 5 travel for free.

WHO

WHAT


Overview

Experience the thrill of extensive train travel in the Scottish Highlands with this convenient rail pass.

The BritRail Scottish Highlands Pass will take you to the scenic Highlands of Scotland, where you will find majestic mountains, famous lochs and stunning countryside. The BritRail Scottish Highlands Pass is the most exhaustive rail pass to travel in Northern Scotland, where you can visit cities like Glasgow, Fort William, Inverness, Aberdeen and Kyle of Lochalsh.

Travel where you please whenever you want! Take as many trains as you like, there is no limit on the distance you can travel in a day. The BritRail Scottish Highlands Pass, to put it simply, offers unlimited travel at a fixed price!

Hop on hop off trains to visit any place you want. The BritRail Scottish Highlands Pass gives you access to all regular trains. It’s good to know that some trains need to be reserved in advance. The Things to know section explains everything you need to know about seat reservations.

Enjoy the bonuses which are included in the BritRail Scottish Highlands Pass. You will get discounted fares on Strathspey Steam Railway and the Keith & Dufftown Railway, discounted ferry trips with Northlink Ferries, discounted fares with S&E coaches and more.

The BritRail Scottish Highlands Pass is the key to have a hassle-free trip throughout Northern Scotland.


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How does it work?

Rail Passes in 3 steps

1. Pick the right rail pass

Pick the right rail pass

Rail passes are available in 1, 2, 3 or 4 country combinations for extensive travel on the national rail networks. Going for an extended trip? Try the Eurail Global Pass offering rail travel in 28 different countries.
Once you've selected your pass, its price will depend on the class of service, First or Second, selected and the number of rail travel days.

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2. Reserve your seats

Reserve your seats

Taking local and regional trains allows you to explore at will. Simply board with your rail pass and choose any open seat. Reservations are required on most high speed, overnight, scenic, and international trains. We recommend always checking your desired journey for any specific seat reservation requirements.

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3. Activate and travel

Activate and travel

Your rail pass requires that you activate it by getting it stamped at the ticket window at the departure station on the day of your first train journey. Once activated, you are all set and ready to explore.

Common Questions

Benefits

More than just trains

 Main discounts and bonuses in BritRail Scottish Highlands Pass

  • 10% discount standard fares to travel with with the Strathspey Steam Railway and the Keith & Dufftown Railway.
  • 20% discount standard fares to travel with Northlink Ferries on the Scrabster to Stromness, Aberdeen to Lerwick and Aberdeen to Kirkwall/Lerwick routes.
  • 10% discount standard fares to travel with D&E Coaches on the Inverness to Durness route.
  • 10% discount standard fares to travel with the Caledonian MacBrayne Ferry.

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