Speyside is accessible by road from Edinburgh or Glasgow in around 2.5 hours. Follow the M9 north to Perth and then the A9 trunk road to Aviemore then the A95 down the Spey Valley.
AA route planner
RAC route planner
Speyside is about equidistant from Inverness and Aberdeen airports. Aberdeen Airport is situated 7 miles north west of the city centre and offers easy access to the surrounding area. It is served by flights from throughout the UK, including daily flights to and from London, as well as international destinations such as Amsterdam, Dublin, Esbjerg, Paris and Stavanger. Many attractive low cost fares are available from airlines such as British Airways, Ryanair and EasyJet. Inverness Airport is situated to the east of the city and is close to the A96. There are many links to many UK airports.
Highlands & Islands Airports Ltd - Inverness Airport
Flights to Aberdeen
Logan Air (operating as British Airways)
Eastern Airways Timetable (Inverness & Aberdeen)
Since its launch in May 2002 the direct year round ferry from Zeebrugge, Belgium to Rosyth, Scotland has proved extremely popular. Leave the continent in the evening, and wake up in Scotland the next day refreshed and ready to explore. From Rosyth, Aberdeen and Grampian Highlands is a short drive of just 2 hours following motorway to Perth and then the A9 trunk route onwards to Aviemore.