There are 5 ways to get from Inverness to Braemar by train, car, bus or night train

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Train, drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore
  2. Drive from Aviemore to Braemar

$23 - $38

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Bus, line 31 bus, drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) G10 / ...
  2. Take the line 31 bus from Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) to Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park (Ski Centre Car Park) 31
  3. Drive from Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park (Ski Centre Car Park) to Braemar

$25 - $37

Train, line 31 bus, drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore
  2. Take the line 31 bus from Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) to Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park (Ski Centre Car Park) 31
  3. Drive from Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park (Ski Centre Car Park) to Braemar

$29 - $45

Night train, line 31 bus, drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the night train from Inverness to Aviemore
  2. Take the line 31 bus from Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) to Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park (Ski Centre Car Park) 31
  3. Drive from Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park (Ski Centre Car Park) to Braemar

$35 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Braemar 78.6 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Braemar is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Braemar is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Inverness and Braemar is 45 miles. The road distance is 78.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Inverness to Braemar, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to Braemar is 79 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Inverness to Braemar.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Braemar. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Inverness to Braemar.
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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

What companies run services between Inverness, Scotland and Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Inverness to Braemar. However, you can take the train to Aviemore then take the drive to Braemar. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Aviemore, Station (Railway Station), take the line 31 bus to Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park (Ski Centre Car Park), then take the drive to Braemar.

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
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
LNER
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$17 - $24
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Inverness, Scotland to Aviemore, Scotland
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) to Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park (Ski Centre Car Park)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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