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

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Train, travel  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore
  2. Travel from Aviemore to Cairngorms National Park

2 alternative options

Train, line 31 bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore
  2. Take the line 31 bus from Aviemore, Station to Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park 31

Bus, line 31 bus  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station G10 / ...
  2. Take the line 31 bus from Aviemore, Station to Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park 31

Questions & Answers

The distance between Inverness and Cairngorms National Park is 38 miles.

The best way to get from Inverness to Cairngorms National Park without a car is to train and travel which takes 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Inverness to Cairngorms National Park, including transfers.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Cairngorms National Park. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Inverness to Cairngorms National Park.
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  • Distance: 38.2 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

You can take a bus from Inverness to Cairngorms National Park via Aviemore, Station and Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park in around 2 h 17 min.

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
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
LNER
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Aviemore, Station to Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Aviemore, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Scottish Citylink

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