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

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

Train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore

$49 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

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

$32 - $54

3 alternative options

Train via Perth  •  4 h 24 min

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

$39 - $62

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  5 h 17 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

$32 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 40 min

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

$30 - $50

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 29 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $45 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 29 min
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
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Train from Perth to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $29
Virgin Trains East Coast
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
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
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Aviemore is 152 km. The road distance is 238 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 5 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore is to drive which takes 2 h 40 min and costs £23 - £35.

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.

It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Aviemore, including transfers.