There are 5 ways to get from Inverness to Aviemore by train, bus, night train, taxi 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  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore

$11 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) G10 / ...

$5 - $13

3 alternative options

Night train  •  48 min

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Aviemore

$17 - $26

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Inverness to Aviemore 30.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Aviemore 30.4 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between Inverness, Scotland and Aviemore, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Inverness to Aviemore every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 43 min. Virgin Trains East Coast also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Inverness to Aviemore hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 44 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Virgin Trains East Coast
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$203
Sleeper Seat
$17 - $26
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Millburn, Morrisons to Aviemore, Station (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
fisherstours.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) to Aviemore, Burnside Avenue
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Inverness to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Inverness Taxis
Phone
+44 1463 222222
Website
inverness-taxis.com
Inverness Airport Taxi
Phone
+44 1463 264064
Website
inverness-airport-taxi.co.uk
City Taxis Inverness LTD
Phone
+44 1463 222555
Website
citytaxisinverness.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Inverness to Aviemore?

The distance between Inverness and Aviemore is 40 km. The road distance is 49 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Inverness to Aviemore?

The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Aviemore is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Inverness to Aviemore?

The quickest way to get from Inverness to Aviemore is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs £60 - £75.

Is there a direct train between Inverness and Aviemore?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Inverness and arriving at Aviemore. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

Is there a direct bus between Inverness and Aviemore?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Inverness, Bus Station and arriving at Aviemore, Station (Railway Station). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

How long does it take to get from Inverness to Aviemore?

The train from Inverness to Aviemore takes 43 min including transfers and departs every two hours.