Travel Around Speyside

Speyside is BIG! It has to be to accommodate over 50 fantastic distilleries. The region has a good local transport network which helps get you from A(berlour) to B(enromach) and afar.

However Speyside covers a large rural area and does not have the same transport infrastructure as a city. We therefore recommend that you make your transport plans in advance of your visit and keep them in mind when organising your itinerary for the Festival.

  • Taxi & Festival Taxi Vouchers

    The Festival promotes responsible drinking and we are delighted to provide subsidised transport to help visitors get around this rural area.

    The taxi vouchers are excellent value, and can be purchased here or bought from participating Festival Information Points for just £3.50. They have a face value of £5.00 that can be used towards payment of a taxi fare with one of the many participating taxi companies listed below. Any number of vouchers can be used per trip together with cash. Each voucher is worth £5.00 towards a taxi trip but no change will be given if the value of the voucher exceeds the price of the taxi fare.

    There are limited amounts of vouchers available and we ask that you limit your purchase to 5 per person so that more people can enjoy discounted travel.

    All travel arrangements should be made directly with the following taxi operators:

    Central Speyside

    Copper Still Executive Hire - 07900 800 524

    Speyside Taxis - 01340 871 217

    Ace Taxis - 07766 301 838 (Dufftown) and 07725 995 277 (Rothes)

    Craigellachie Cars - 07960 567 118

    Elgin

    C & R Taxis - 01343 546 546

    DMB Taxis - 07900 160 101

    MacDonald Taxis - 07847 132 750

    Guvnors Taxis & Tours - 01343 542 828

    Alec Logan Minibus Hire - 07966 489 985

    Fochabers

    Ace Taxis - 01343 820 820

    Lossiemouth

    Alec Logan Minibus Hire - 07966 489 985

    Forres

    Mundole Taxis - 01309 673 168

    Aviemore

    JGA's Taxi - 01479 811 520

    Grantown-on-Spey

    Lindsay Jack - 07821 111 925

    Johnny's Taxis - 01479 851 375 & 07989 571 614

    Huntly

    Deveron Taxis - 01466 794 949

    Keith

    A2Z Taxis - 01542 780 257

    Gray's Taxis - 01542 280 100

    Millview Private Hire - 07879 695 976

  • Private Hire

    Relax and let one of our local private hire companies guide you around. All of our members offer a first class experience:

    Speyside Executive Hire
    Moray Firth Tours
    Highland Spirit Tours
    Speyside Whisky Tours
    Copper Still Executive Hire
    DM Executive Travel

  • Bus

    Stagecoach Bus operate throughout the region, offering regular connections between the many towns and villages of Speyside. During the festival, Stagecoach offer a 'Whisky Trail' service.

    If you would like to find out about a specific bus time or journey, take a look at the 'Whisky Trail' service or contact Traveline on 0871 200 22 33*. For further information about this Stagecoach Bus service, click here*.

  • Rail

    ScotRail, Scotland's national railway service, helps keep Speyside connected. For timetables and routes, up-to-date journey information and to book tickets or travel passes online, visit the ScotRail website at the link above.

  • Festival Map

    Download a Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Map, to see the towns and villages of Speyside, ScotRail and Stagecoach routes, Speyside distilleries and maltings and a mileage chart.

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Ltd. endeavour to provide up-to-date travel information, however, cannot accept responsibility for any changes made to timetables or contact information by third parties.

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