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There are 5 ways to get from East Kilbride to Aviemore by train, bus, night train or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
  2. Take the train from Stirling to Aviemore

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Aviemore Train Station

Train via Perth

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Aviemore

Bus, night train

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunblane, Police Station
  2. Take the night train from Dunblane to Aviemore

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Aviemore

East Kilbride to Aviemore by train and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Aviemore is around 4h 43m and covers a distance of around 157 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 14m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service, Glasgow Citybus, Stagecoach West Scotland and others. Typically 72 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

72 Weekly Services
4h 43m Average Duration
£25 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Aviemore is to bus which costs £13 - £45 and takes 5h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Aviemore is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Aviemore station. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Aviemore Train Station via Hamilton, Bus Station and Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Aviemore. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Aviemore via St Enoch SPT Subway Station, Glasgow Queen Street and Perth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 55m.

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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 43m and costs £25 - £140.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from East Kilbride to Aviemore, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Aviemore bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station.

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East Kilbride to Aviemore train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Aviemore is to train which takes 4h 43m and costs £25 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £45 and takes 5h 34m.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Aviemore.
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  • Distance: 100.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 43m

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

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Aviemore via Glasgow Central, Glasgow, Central Station Forecourt, Glasgow, Dundas Street, Glasgow Queen Street, and Stirling in around 4h 43m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Aviemore Train Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost £11 - £18 and the journey takes 3h. Scottish Citylink also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Stirling to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Perth to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Perth to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £75
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £75
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station to Aviemore Train Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£11 - £18
Website
Megabus UK
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
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunblane, Police Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Scottish Citylink
Ember
Phone
+44 131 510 4007
Email
ride@ember.to
Website
ember.to
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dunblane, Police Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ember.to

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East Kilbride to Aviemore bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Aviemore Train Station.

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East Kilbride to Aviemore train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Aviemore 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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