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There are 4 ways to get from Fort William to Cairngorm Mountain Railway by bus, train or car

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Bus Scottish Citylink  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station G10 / ...

$20 - $29

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Bus, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station 919 / ...
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore

$26 - $41

Bus Shiel Buses  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inshes, Raigmore Hospital 513
  2. Take the bus from Inshes, Raigmore Hospital to Aviemore, Station 34X / ...

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Fort William to Cairngorm Mountain Railway 71.3 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Cairngorm Mountain Railway is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Cairngorm Mountain Railway is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort William station to Cairngorm Mountain Railway. However, there are services departing from Fort William, Bus Station and arriving at Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park via Inverness, Bus Station and Aviemore, Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Fort William and Cairngorm Mountain Railway is 59 miles. The road distance is 71.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort William to Cairngorm Mountain Railway without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 47 min and costs £15 - £23.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Fort William to Cairngorm Mountain Railway, including transfers.

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Fort William to Cairngorm Mountain Railway bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Fort William, Bus Station.

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Fort William to Cairngorm Mountain Railway bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Aviemore, Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort William to Cairngorm Mountain Railway is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to drive from Fort William to Cairngorm Mountain Railway.

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There are 263+ hotels available in Cairngorm Mountain Railway. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Cairngorm Mountain Railway.
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  • Distance: 59.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Fort William, Scotland and Cairngorm Mountain Railway, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Fort William to Cairngorm Mountain Railway via Inverness, Bus Station, Aviemore, Station, and Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park in around 4 h 47 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
LNER
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inshes, Raigmore Hospital
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Aviemore, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Inshes, Raigmore Hospital to Aviemore, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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