There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore

$49 - $64

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Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel G10

$34 - $49

2 alternative options

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Halbeath, Park & Ride X24
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel M90

$40 - $52

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore 148.7 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Aviemore is 95 miles. The road distance is 148.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore without a car is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs £35 - £50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore is to train which takes 3 h 55 min and costs £35 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 - £40 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore.

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  • Distance: 95 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and Aviemore, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 34 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore every 2 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Bus operators
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
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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