Getting to the Highlands is easier than you might think.
Highlands & Islands Airports; Wick (14 miles from Lybster). You would need to get a bus or taxi to Lybster.
Highlands & Islands Airports; Inverness (90 miles from Lybster). You would need to get a bus or hire a car to get to Lybster.
National Rail information
Helmsdale Station (25 miles from Lybster), you can get a bus from Helmsdale to Lybster which would take approximately 45 minutes (there is a bus change at Dunbeath).
Wick Station (14 miles from Lybster). The train journey from Helmsdale to Wick takes approximately 1 hour 45 minutes. You would need to get a bus or taxi to Lybster.
It takes approximately 2 hours by road from Inverness to Lybster.
For bus timetable and ticket information see: www.stagecoachbus.com
The bus journey from Inverness takes approximately 2.5 hours. There is a change at Dunbeath where you should take the bus with the destination Wick which stops at Lybster. The bus calls at the Portland Arms Hotel which would be your stopping point.
Most of our visitors find it is cheap and convenient to travel by coach, train or air to Inverness and take the bus to Lybster.