There are 10 ways to get from London to Aviemore by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Aviemore

$80 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Aviemore, Scotland National Express

$40 - $50

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Train, bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel M90 / ...

$261 - $399

Night train  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the night train from London Euston to Aviemore

$65 - $95

Drive  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Drive from London to Aviemore 531.9 miles

$110 - $170

Fly London Heathrow to Inverness, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Inverness (INV) LHR - INV
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore

$123 - $422

Fly London Gatwick to Inverness, train  •  5 h 24 min

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

$62 - $220

Train to London Luton, fly to Inverness, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Inverness (INV) LTN - INV
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Aviemore

$60 - $218

Fly London City to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 17 min

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

$101 - $269

Fly London Stansted to Edinburgh, train  •  6 h 41 min

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

$81 - $189

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Aviemore is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 12 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Aviemore is to fly and train which costs £90 - £330 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Golders Green and arriving at Aviemore, Scotland. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Kings Cross and arriving at Aviemore. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 26 min.

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The distance between London and Aviemore is 422 miles. The road distance is 531.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Aviemore without a car is to train which takes 7 h 26 min and costs £60 - £90.

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The train from London Kings Cross to Aviemore takes 7 h 26 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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London to Aviemore bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Golders Green 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 7 h 26 min and costs £60 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £40 and takes 12 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Inverness Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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London to Aviemore bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Aviemore, Scotland station.

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Map of how to get from London to Aviemore.
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  • Distance: 422.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 26 min

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

LNER operates a train from London to Aviemore once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 7 h 26 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Aviemore once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $50 and the journey takes 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from London Luton to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from London City to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $180
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$80 - $120
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Inverness to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$13 - $20
1st Class
$24 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$203
Sleeper Seat
$65 - $95
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Train from Edinburgh Gateway to Aviemore
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 11 & 12) to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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 Golders Green to Aviemore, Scotland
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com

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