Harry Potter Train & The Scenic Highlands

1 Day Tour Departing From Inverness

Price from $299.00 USD

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1 Day

Free Audio Guides

48 Hour Cancellation

Enjoy a full day of stunning scenery and fresh Highland air, as we travel all the way around Loch Ness and along the idyllic West Coast. Our journey reveals ancient ruins, a poignant war memorial, and beautiful beaches – with mountain backdrops never far from sight. Hop aboard the Jacobite Steam Train for a magical 2-hour ride along stunning coastal scenery and over the iconic Glenfinnan Viaduct. Made famous by the Harry Potter films, and voted one of the world’s most scenic railways, this is a trip you’ll never forget!


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Return Coach from Inverness

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Passionate Local Guide

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Jacobite Steam Train

Harry Potter Train & The Scenic Highlands (7.30am Departure) map of route

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Where does the tour depart from?

Your Jacobite Steam Train tour departs from Inverness city centre. For departure details and pick-up location, visit our Departure Info page.

How long is the tour?

The Jacobite Steam Train tour from Inverness offers approximately 13* enchanting hours of adventure. As one of our most popular day tours from Inverness, this journey features a one-way trip on the Jacobite Steam Train, picturesque coach rides through the breathtaking Highland scenery, and plenty of opportunities for photo stops and breaks along the route.

*Length of tour may vary depending on traffic and weather conditions.

Is the ticket for the Jacobite Steam Train included in the tour price?

Yes, the Jacobite Steam Train ticket is included in the tour price.

Where can I find more details about the Jacobite Steam Train experience?

All essential information about the Jacobite Steam Train on our tours can be found here.

My travel companion and I booked separately. Do we get to sit together?

Coach seating operates on a first-come, first-served basis, but allocated seats are provided for the Jacobite Steam Train ride. If you and your travel companion(s) have booked separately, simply reach out to us at least 24 hours before departure to ensure you're seated together.

What type of transportation is used for the journey from Inverness and back?

For most of the journey, you'll be travelling on a midi-coach, except for the 2-hour Jacobite Steam Train trip in the afternoon. Your Highland Explorer guide will accompany you to Fort William station for smooth boarding onto the train. Upon arrival in Mallaig, your guide will greet you, and the tour group will return to Inverness by coach.

Are there toilet facilities on the coach?

While our coaches don't offer onboard toilets, rest assured that our itineraries include regular comfort stops, allowing frequent access to restroom facilities.

Are your tours accessible?

Our guides are unable to assist with wheelchairs or provide physical assistance during boarding or disembarking from the coach. Passengers should be capable of boarding and disembarking independently using the access stairs or with the help of a traveling companion. Foldable wheelchairs can be stored in our onboard luggage storage during travel.

Please note that some stops on our tours may involve rough terrain or only be accessible by steps.

It's important to be aware that your accommodation may have limited accessibility for wheelchair users. More info can be found on our Accessibility page.

Can I purchase snacks or souvenirs at the stops along the way?

Yes! Our routes include stops where you can grab a snack or recharge with a drink. Occasionally, we pause at shops offering local souvenirs as well. For precise details about timing and stops, don't hesitate to inquire with your guide.

Where can I get a more detailed itinerary?

Although our tours follow a structured plan with key stops, part of the excitement comes from unexpected surprises! We refrain from providing additional details beyond what's outlined here, as factors like weather, traffic, and the preferences of our driver guides may lead to slight deviations. Trust that your journey through Scotland will be unlike any other!

What if I need to cancel my tour?

If you need to cancel your tour, you will need to inform us in writing by sending an email to info@highlandexplorertours.com. You can find our cancellation and refunds policy in section 3 in our Terms and Conditions.

I have more questions. How can you help?

Feel free to visit our general Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to common queries, or reach out to us directly via our Contact Us page.