Nairn can be reached by train from the south, with a change at either Aberdeen or Inverness. The service between Inverness and Nairn is frequent; this is the most popular route. For information, check with the Inverness train station at Station Square (tel. 08457/484-950). From Inverness, Inverness Traction runs daily buses to Nairn. Call tel. 0870/608-2608 for schedules. If you're driving from Inverness, take A96 east to Nairn.
The tourist office is at 53 King St. (tel. 01667/459-955; www.visitnairn.com). April to mid-May and September to October, it's open Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm; mid-May to June, hours are Monday to Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 11am to 4pm; and July and August, hours are Monday to Saturday 9am to 6pm and Sunday 10am to 5pm.