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.

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Bus via Inverness, Bus Station  •  4 h 9 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 (Railway Station) G10 / ...

$25 - $34

2 alternative options

Bus Fishers Tours of Dundee  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel 226 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel M90 / ...

$41 - $47

Bus, train  •  4 h 41 min

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

$31 - $46

Questions & Answers

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 which takes 4 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Fort William to Cairngorms National Park, including transfers.

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There are 162+ hotels available in Cairngorms National Park. Prices start at $98 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: 4 h 9 min

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 (Railway Station), and Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park (Ski Centre Car Park) in around 4 h 9 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
$8 - $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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Fort William, Bus Station to Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Pitlochry, Fishers Hotel to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk

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