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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore

$48 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  5h 32m

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

$34 - $50

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 16m

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

$36 - $48

Train via Perth  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Aviemore

$36 - $60

Drive  •  2h 40m

  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 - £40 and takes 2h 40m.

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

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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 and arriving at Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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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 3h 52m and costs £35 - £50.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m 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 3h 52m and costs £35 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £40 and takes 4h 16m.

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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 2h 40m to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore.

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  • Distance: 95 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 30m. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore 5 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 40m.

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
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Train from Perth to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $28
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$20 - $30
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
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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