There are 4 ways to get from Inverness to Braemar by train, car 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, drive  •  1 h 54 min

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

$24 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus, line 31 bus, drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station (Railway Station) M90 / ...
  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

$23 - $37

2 alternative options

Train, line 31 bus, drive  •  2 h 52 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

$28 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to Braemar 78.6 miles

$16 - $25

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
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
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
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
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
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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 Bali: What to do if Mount Agung erupts, Italian Lakes: Getting around by train and How to get from London to Edinburgh - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Inverness and Braemar is 72 km. The road distance is 126 km.

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

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

It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Inverness to Braemar, including transfers.