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There are 4 ways to get from Aviemore to Loch Ness by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 14m

  1. Take the train from Aviemore to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm 917 / ...

$16 - $29

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Bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel to Inverness, Bus Station G10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm 917 / ...

$10 - $17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  49m

  1. Take a taxi from Aviemore to Loch Ness 42.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  49m

  1. Drive from Aviemore to Loch Ness 42.6 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Aviemore to Loch Ness is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Aviemore to Loch Ness is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aviemore to Loch Ness. However, there are services departing from Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel and arriving at Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 20m.

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The distance between Aviemore and Loch Ness is 25 miles. The road distance is 42.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Aviemore to Loch Ness without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 14m and costs £12 - £22.

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It takes approximately 2h 14m to get from Aviemore to Loch Ness, including transfers.

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Aviemore to Loch Ness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel station.

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Aviemore to Loch Ness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aviemore to Loch Ness is 43 miles. It takes approximately 49m to drive from Aviemore to Loch Ness.

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There are 555+ hotels available in Loch Ness. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aviemore to Loch Ness.
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  • Distance: 24.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 14m

What companies run services between Aviemore, Highland, Scotland and Loch Ness, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Aviemore to Loch Ness via Inverness, Bus Station in around 2h 20m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aviemore to Inverness
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Other operators
Taxi from Aviemore to Loch Ness
Ave. Duration
49m
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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