There are 2 ways to get from Edinburgh to Cairngorms National Park by train or bus

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aviemore

$27 - $50

1 alternative option

Bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel G90 / ...

$30 - $42

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Cairngorms National Park is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Cairngorms National Park is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs £20 - £40.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Cairngorms National Park is 124 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Edinburgh to Cairngorms National Park, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Cairngorms National Park, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Edinburgh to Cairngorms National Park 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 51 min. Virgin Trains East Coast also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Edinburgh to Cairngorms National Park every 2 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $50
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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