There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Cairngorms National Park by train or bus

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  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore

$40 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 44 min

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

$32 - $45

1 alternative option

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  5 h 40 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

$34 - $49

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Cairngorms National Park is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 3 h 44 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Cairngorms National Park is to train which costs £30 - £40 and takes 2 h 59 min.

More details

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

It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Glasgow to Cairngorms National Park, including transfers.

More details

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Cairngorms National Park every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 2 h 34 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow to Cairngorms National Park every 4 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 4 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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach UK

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including What documents do I need to cross Niagara Falls?, Travelling to and around Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and The London Underground: Essential tips to navigate the Tube - to help you get the most out of your next trip.