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There are 5 ways to get from Inverness to The Cairngorms by train, taxi, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore
  2. Take a taxi from Aviemore to The Cairngorms

$36 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station G10 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Aviemore, Station to The Cairngorms

$34 - $43

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Kincraig, Community Hall M91 / ...

$45 - $63

Taxi  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Inverness to The Cairngorms 42.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Inverness to The Cairngorms 42.2 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Inverness to The Cairngorms is to drive which costs £7 - £10 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Inverness to The Cairngorms is to train and taxi which costs £27 - £40 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between Inverness and The Cairngorms is 32 miles. The road distance is 42.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Inverness to The Cairngorms without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 29 min and costs £27 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Inverness to The Cairngorms, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Inverness to The Cairngorms is 42 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from Inverness to The Cairngorms.

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There are 221+ hotels available in The Cairngorms. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Inverness to The Cairngorms.
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  • Distance: 32.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

What companies run services between Inverness, Scotland and The Cairngorms, Scotland?

Stagecoach Highlands operates a bus from Inverness to The Cairngorms 3 times a day, and the journey takes 59 min. Scottish Citylink also services this route twice daily.

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
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Kincraig, Community Hall
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Aviemore, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Kincraig, Community Hall
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Aviemore to The Cairngorms
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$25 - $31

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