There are 3 ways to get from Inverness 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, travel  •  1 h 10 min

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

Cheapest option

Bus, line 31 bus  •  1 h 48 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

$10 - $17

1 alternative option

Train, line 31 bus  •  1 h 49 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

$14 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Inverness to Cairngorms National Park is to bus and line 31 bus which costs £7 - £13 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to Cairngorms National Park is to bus and line 31 bus which costs £7 - £13 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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

It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to get from Inverness to Cairngorms National Park, including transfers.

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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 (Railway Station) and Cairngorm Ski Centre, Car Park (Ski Centre Car Park) in around 1 h 48 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
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
LNER
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
$8 - $12
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

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