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There are 12 ways to get from London to Aviemore by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Aviemore

£70 - £550

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Bus  •  13h 15m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel M90 / ...

£37 - £71

10 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel M10

£178 - £549

Night train  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Aviemore

£47 - £52

Drive  •  8h 50m

  1. Drive from London King's Cross to Aviemore 523.9 miles

£75 - £120

Fly London Heathrow to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Edinburgh (EDI) LHR - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Aviemore

£63 - £253

Fly London Heathrow to Glasgow, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore

£71 - £315

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Edinburgh (EDI) LCY - EDI
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh Gateway to Aviemore

£76 - £556

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Inverness, train  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Inverness (INV) LGW - INV
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore

£51 - £647

Fly London City to Dundee, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Dundee (DND) LCY - DND
  2. Take the train from Perth to Aviemore

£72 - £216

Fly London City to Glasgow, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore

£120 - £438

Fly London Heathrow to Aberdeen, train  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Aberdeen (ABZ) LHR - ABZ
  2. Take the train from Dyce to Inverness
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore

£59 - £517

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The cheapest way to get from London to Aviemore is to bus which costs £35 - £75 and takes 13h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Aviemore is to train and fly which costs £50 - £650 and takes 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Aviemore. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel via Edinburgh, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Aviemore. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 28m.

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The distance between London and Aviemore is 422 miles. The road distance is 523.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Aviemore without a car is to train which takes 7h 28m and costs £70 - £550.

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The train from London Kings Cross to Aviemore takes 7h 28m including transfers and departs once daily.

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London to Aviemore bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Aviemore train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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The best way to get from London to Aviemore is to train which takes 7h 28m and costs £70 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £75 and takes 13h 15m.

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Map of how to get from London to Aviemore.
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  • Distance: 422.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 28m

What companies run services between London, England and Aviemore, Scotland?

LNER operates a train from London Kings Cross to Aviemore once daily. Tickets cost £70 - £550 and the journey takes 7h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Aviemore via Edinburgh, Bus Station in around 13h 15m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £180
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £190
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£45 - £950
Flights from London Heathrow to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £350
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from London Heathrow to Edinburgh via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£120 - £420
Flights from London City to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £130
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £330
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£70 - £550
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£70 - £100
Anytime Day Single
£230 - £330
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£360 - £550
Train from Inverness to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £70
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £70
Train from Perth to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £75
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £75
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £85
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £85
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £95
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £95
Train from Inverness to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £22
Train from Perth to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Dyce to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £65
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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London to Aviemore bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel station.

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London to Aviemore train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Aviemore station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Aviemore is 524 miles. It takes approximately 8h 50m to drive from London to Aviemore.

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Loganair and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 132+ hotels available in Aviemore. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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