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There are 11 ways to get from Exeter to Aviemore by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Exeter to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Edinburgh (EDI) EXT - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Aviemore

£101 - £434

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Bus  •  16h

  1. Take the bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Glasgow
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel M10

£47 - £68

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Train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh, train  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Aviemore

£93 - £437

Train to Bristol, fly to Inverness, train  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Inverness (INV) BRS - INV
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore

£77 - £541

Fly Exeter to Glasgow, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Glasgow (GLA) EXT - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore

£220 - £706

Train to Bristol, fly to Glasgow, train  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Glasgow (GLA) BRS - GLA
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore

£101 - £439

Train to Bristol, fly to Aberdeen, train  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Aberdeen (ABZ) BRS - ABZ
  3. Take the train from Dyce to Inverness
  4. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore

£130 - £831

Train via London  •  10h 53m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Aviemore

£134 - £628

Train  •  11h 39m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Ladybank
  2. Take the train from Ladybank to Aviemore

£245 - £579

Train, night train  •  15h 49m

  1. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
  2. Take the train from Taunton to Cardiff Central
  3. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Crewe
  4. Take the night train from Crewe to Aviemore

£152 - £287

Drive  •  9h 25m

  1. Drive from Exeter to Aviemore 564.2 miles

£85 - £130

Exeter to Aviemore by trains

The train journey time between Exeter and Aviemore is around 14h 18m and covers a distance of around 647 miles. The fastest train normally takes 12h 10m. Operated by CrossCountry and ScotRail, the Exeter to Aviemore train service departs from Exeter St Davids and arrives in Aviemore. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
14h 18m
Fastest train time:
12h 10m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
£245
Carbon emissions:
54 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:27
Last train departs at:
10:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Exeter to Aviemore train schedules

Exeter → Aviemore
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The most affordable way to get from Exeter to Aviemore is to bus, which costs £45 - £70 and takes 16h.

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The quickest way to get from Exeter to Aviemore is to train and fly which costs £75 - £550 and takes 6h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Exeter to Aviemore. However, there are services departing from Exeter Sidwell St and arriving at Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h.

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No, there is no direct train from Exeter to Aviemore. However, there are services departing from Exeter St Davids and arriving at Aviemore via Paddington and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 53m.

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The distance between Exeter and Aviemore is 450 miles. The road distance is 564.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Aviemore without a car is to train via London which takes 10h 53m and costs £130 - £650.

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It takes approximately 6h 53m to get from Exeter to Aviemore, including transfers.

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Exeter to Aviemore bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Exeter Sidwell St station.

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Exeter to Aviemore train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Exeter St Davids station.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Aviemore is to train via London which takes 10h 53m and costs £130 - £650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £70 and takes 16h.

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Map of how to get from Exeter to Aviemore.
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  • Distance: 449.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 53m

What companies run services between Exeter, England and Aviemore, Scotland?

You can take a train from Exeter to Aviemore via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 10h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Exeter to Aviemore via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and Buchanan Bus Station in around 16h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £220
Flights from Bristol to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Exeter to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £400
Flights from Exeter to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £600
Flights from Bristol to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £100
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £85
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £85
Train from Inverness to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £22
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
Train from Dyce to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
Train from Ladybank to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £140
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Exeter St Davids to Ladybank
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£220 - £550
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£220 - £270
Anytime Day 1st Class
£370 - £550
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£26 - £32
Anytime Day 1st Class
£75 - £110
Great Western Railway
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Exeter St Davids to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Exeter St Davids to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Exeter St Davids to Taunton
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£13 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£22 - £29
Train from Taunton to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
Great Western Railway
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £70
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
Train from London Kings Cross to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£70 - £550
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£70 - £100
Anytime Day Single
£230 - £330
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£360 - £550
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter Sidwell St to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
National Express
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express
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

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Exeter to Aviemore train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Aviemore station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Exeter to Aviemore is 564 miles. It takes approximately 9h 25m to drive from Exeter to Aviemore.

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Loganair offers flights from Exeter Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 123+ hotels available in Aviemore. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Exeter to Exeter Airport is to line 56 bus which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £3.

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