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There are 3 ways to get from Fort William to Cairngorms National Park by bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  4h 2m

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

$26 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus Shiel Buses  •  6h 20m

  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 / ...

$14 - $21

1 alternative option

Bus Scottish Citylink  •  4h 44m

  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 / ...

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort William to Cairngorms National Park is to bus which costs £10 - £16 and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort William to Cairngorms National Park is to bus and train which costs £20 - £35 and takes 4h 2m.

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The distance between Fort William and Cairngorms National Park is 59 miles.

The best way to get from Fort William to Cairngorms National Park without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 2m and costs £20 - £35.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Fort William to Cairngorms National Park, including transfers.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Cairngorms National Park. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort William to Cairngorms National Park.
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  • Distance: 59.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 2m

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

You can take a bus from Fort William to Cairngorms National Park via Inverness, Bus Station, Aviemore, Station, and Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park in around 4h 44m.

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
32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
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
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station
Ave. Duration
44m
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
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inshes, Raigmore Hospital
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Inshes, Raigmore Hospital to Aviemore, Station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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