There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Cairngorms National Park by train or bus

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore

$46 - $56

Cheapest option

Train via Perth  •  3 h 51 min

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

$29 - $51

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 44 min

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

$34 - $44

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride X27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel M90 / ...

$42 - $54

Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Cairngorms National Park is 86 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Cairngorms National Park without a car is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Glasgow to Cairngorms National Park, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Cairngorms National Park is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 44 min.

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There are 162+ hotels available in Cairngorms National Park. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Cairngorms National Park.
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  • Distance: 85.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Cairngorms National Park 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 29 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow to Cairngorms National Park every 2 hours. Tickets cost $28 - $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 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
57 min
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
1 h 29 min
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
1 h 25 min
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
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $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 Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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