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Loch Ness Coach Tours

No tour to Scotland would be complete without an opportunity to peer into the dark, mysterious and deep waters of Loch Ness, home to its eponymous monster, 'Nessie'. Loch Ness is an iconic symbol of Scotland and most visitors want to be able to return home with stories of how they almost saw the monster...

Loch Ness is a large fresh water loch running for about 23 miles south west of Inverness in the Scottish Highlands, and is the deepest loch in Scotland. On it's western shore stand the romantic ruins of Urquhart Castle; many of the tours offer a chance to visit the castle and/or a cruise on Loch Ness.

We have lots of coach and bus tours to Loch Ness all listed below. We can offer day tours from Edinburgh, Glasgow or Inverness, and extended, more leisurely tours where you'll stay in Inverness, and have more time not only to visit Loch Ness but much more of the Scottish Highlands.

If you're looking for a tour to Loch Ness in the winter months, it's best to choose a tour with Guaranteed Departure, as some tours won't go if there are insufficient numbers booked (normally 5 or 6 people is the minimum), but the Loch Ness tours with Guaranteed Departure will always run.

Our Loch Ness Coach Tours Scotland

Loch Ness, Glencoe & Highlands Minicoach Day Tour from Glasgow (RT)

Tour that could be called "Scotland in a day" tour. Departs Glasgow every day of the year. The ideal way to see the maximum amount of Scotland as possible in one day! Includes: Rannoch Moor, Glencoe, Loch Ness, Cairngorms, Pitlochry.  Tour is Guaranteed Departure: Book & you travel!

1 Day Loch Ness & Highlands Coach Tour from Glasgow (ST)

The Loch Ness Monster - fact or fiction? Find out on this splendid coach tour through the glorious Scottish Highlands. Departs Glasgow daily. Our most popular Glasgow day coach tour.

Loch Ness, Glencoe & Highlands Day Tour dep Edinburgh (RT)

This very popular Loch Ness tour runs daily throughout the year - guaranteed! A great minicoach tour in a small group with plenty of stops for photos and tea breaks. You'll spend 2 hours in the Loch Ness area, and your driver/guide will ensure you enjoy your tour, and you'll learn so much of the history of Loch Ness and the Highlands of Scotland.

2 Day Loch Ness and Inverness Highland Tour depart Glasgow (RT)

A 2 Day Escape exploring Glencoe and Loch Ness with Rabbies Tours, with a night out in Inverness, and rejuvenating in the majesty of the Glen Affric wilderness. Departs 3 times a week all year.

Loch Ness Temptation Half Day Coach Tour depart Inverness

A great short tour from Inverness that runs daily throughout the year. Loch Ness is known world-wide as the home of “Nessie”, the Loch Ness Monster, but there is so much more to Loch Ness than just monster tales! If time is precious then this is the best way to experience the Loch. Children under five travel free of charge!

3 Day Isle of Skye Minicoach Tour of Scotland dep Glasgow (RT)

3 days to explore some of the most dramatic and beautiful places in the Highlands as well as the romantic Island of Skye. Highlights  include Glencoe, Loch Ness, Eilean Donan Castle and the 5 Sisters of Kintail. Departs 4 days a week all year.

The Highland Experience Day tour depart Inverness

A great tour that runs daily from April to October. This wonderful excursion combines a scenic drive through the Black Isle, a visit to Loch Ness and the Loch Ness Exhibition Centre, a visit to picturesque Cromarty, time to go Dolphin spotting by the Moray Firth, the chance to visit a Malt Whisky Distillery and much more. This tour truly has something for everyone!

1 Day Loch Ness & Highlands Coach Tour from Edinburgh (GL)

An excellent coach tour to Loch Ness and the Highlands of Scotland, and this tour operator will pick you up from your Edinburgh guesthouse or hotel free of charge! Runs all year and everyday.

1 Day Eilean Donan Castle & Skye Tour dep Inverness

The Isle of Skye is famed the world over for its dramatic mountain scenery and picturesque seascapes. On this wonderful day tour we’ll experience the very best of the Magical Isle,  have a stop for photographs on the shores of Loch Ness and visit Eilean Donan Castle. The tour runs daily from May to September, and 4 times a week in  April and October.

Loch Ness, Glencoe & Highlands Day Tour from Glasgow (TB)

One of our most popular full day tours from Glasgow is this Highland tour to Loch Ness and Glencoe, taking in some of the most dramatic scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Visit Glencoe and enjoy options for a Loch Ness cruise and visit to Urquhart Castle. Runs daily throughout the year.

2 Day Glimpse of Scotland Coach Tour from Edinburgh (ST)

This fantastic two day coach tour with Scottish Tours will let you explore some of Scotland’s most popular sights; go monster spotting by Loch Ness and see some spectacular scenery. This really is essential Scotland! This tour runs on Saturdays, Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the year.

1 Day Loch Ness, Glencoe & Highlands Tour from Edinburgh (TB)

This Scottish minicoach tour, which runs every day throughout the year, is one of our most popular day trips  to Loch Ness and Glencoe, taking in some of the most dramatic scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Visit Glencoe and enjoy options for a Loch Ness cruise and visit to Urquhart Castle.

2 Day Jacobite Highlander Coach Tour depart Edinburgh

Experience a trip on the World Famous West Highland Railway Line by steam train, spend a night near the banks of mysterious Loch Ness and spend time in brooding Glen Coe. This tour just couldn't get any better! Runs on Wednesdays from May to October, plus Saturdays in July and August.

2 Day Puffin Express Coach Tour depart Edinburgh (ST)

This 2 day tour is ideal if time is short and you want to discover the remoteness of Scotland’s far north, Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle, fabulous seascapes and, of course, those cheeky puffins! Your accommodation in Inverness is included in the price. The tour departs twice a week on a Monday and Wednesday during the summer months.

2 Day Eilean Donan, Loch Ness & North West Highlands Tour from Edinburgh (TB)

This two day tour from Edinburgh enjoys two days in the North West Highlands: Experience a dramatic landscape rich in history and natural beauty and enjoy an overnight stay in the Highland town of Fort William. This excellent tour departs Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the year.   

3 Day Scottish Wilderness Coach Tour depart Edinburgh (ST)

A nature lover's delight. This superb coach tour with Scottish Tours will take you to Scotland’s far north. Discover mysterious Loch Ness, enjoy spotting “cheeky” puffins, and dolphins in the Moray Firth and marvel at the scenery and views as we travel through remote Caithness. This tour will take your breath away! Runs Mondays and Wednesdays during the summer months.

2 Day Glimpse of Scotland Coach Tour depart Glasgow (ST)

This two day, 1 night coach tour will let you explore some of Scotland’s most popular sights; Loch Ness, Culloden, Inverness, Cairngorms, Glencoe & Loch Lomond. Tour runs Saturdays, Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the year. Price INCLUDES accommodation in Drumnadrochit by Loch Ness.

2 Day Loch Ness & Inverness Minicoach Tour dep Edinburgh (RT)

A 2 day escape with a friendly small group tour, visiting Loch Ness, with a night out in Inverness and rejuvenating yourself in the majesty of the Glen Affric wilderness. Departs daily during the summer months, and Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from November to March.

5 Day Orkney and Northern Scotland Minicoach Tour depart Edinburgh (RT)

Escape to Scotland’s northern extremes with Rabbie's 5 Day Orkney Explorer! 
A tour to treasure for a lifetime. Highlights of the tour are the magical beauty and prehistoric history of the Orkney archipelago, the rugged extremes of Scotland’s northern coastline, Loch Ness and the Caledonian forests of the Cairngorm National Park.

4 Day Inverness, Highlands & Skye Coach Tour depart Edinburgh (ST)

The stunning beauty of Applecross, Torridon, a malt whisky distillery and a visit to the Magical Isle of Skye make this one of our most popular sightseeing tours. Departs Saturdays & Sundays from May to September.

4 Day Best of Highlands Coach Tour depart Glasgow (ST)

This popular four day tour, which includes a trip to Skye, will give you real insight into the nature and beauty of the Scottish Highlands. This tour takes you through the variety of Scotland's moods and landscapes, covering the country roads from the far west to the far north. It's the perfect introduction to the beauty of Scotland! The tour runs Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from April to October.