About Us

Celebrating over 25 years in business, D&E Coaches offers the largest fleet of transport solutions in the Highlands & Islands. Founded by husband and wife team Donald and Elizabeth Mathieson, D&E Coaches has built a strong reputation as the North of Scotland’s premier private hire provider.

With over 42 years’ experience in the coach and transport industry, Donald continues to oversee the running of D&E Coaches with son Bryan and daughters Amy and Gayle, who are all directors in the business.

Our family’s active involvement in shaping the company’s future saw D&E Coaches voted Best Family Business at the 2019 Highlands and Islands Business Awards. Our luxury wedding hire division, D&E Prestige, was also named Confetti’s Scottish Wedding Transporter of the Year.

Our dedicated team is made up of over 70 employees based at our headquarters in Inverness, who are always on hand to meet your every travel requirement.

With vehicles ranging in size from 9 to 91 seats, we cater for every occasion, from private hires and tours to contract work.

Our complete travel service covers:

Our reputation is built on delivering quality service and customer satisfaction. We’re a progressive, forward-thinking business, and are committed to continually investing and growing our fleet to meet and exceed the needs of our customers.

Whether it’s bus hire, private airport transfer, wedding transportation, business or other private hire throughout Inverness and the Highlands, let D&E Coaches take care of your transport needs.

By working with D&E Coaches, your travel arrangements are in safe and experienced hands.

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