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There are 4 ways to get from East Kilbride to Aviemore by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore

£34 - £105

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Line 21 bus, bus  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the line 21 bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Glasgow, John Street 21
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel M10

£27 - £42

2 alternative options

Line 6 bus, bus, night train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the line 6 bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church to Glasgow, Rose Street 6
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, New City Road to Stirling, Bus Station X10
  3. Take the night train from Stirling to Aviemore

£47 - £52

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Aviemore 137.9 miles

£20 - £30

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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Aviemore is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Aviemore is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Aviemore. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 53m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Aviemore is 100 miles. The road distance is 137.9 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Aviemore without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £30 - £110.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from East Kilbride to Aviemore, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Aviemore bus services, operated by First Glasgow, depart from East Kilbride, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Aviemore is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs £30 - £110. Alternatively, you can line 21 bus and bus, which costs £26 - £45 and takes 4h 53m.

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East Kilbride to Aviemore bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Aviemore is 138 miles. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from East Kilbride to Aviemore.

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  • Distance: 100.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Aviemore, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore 5 times a day. Tickets cost £30 - £95 and the journey takes 2h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Aviemore via Glasgow, John Street and Buchanan Bus Station in around 4h 53m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £95
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £95
Bus operators
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Glasgow, John Street
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church to Glasgow, Rose Street
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
First Scotland East
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, New City Road to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6

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