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from Edinburgh to Aviemore

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Travel Information to Aviemore from Edinburgh

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $43
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€13) • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $43 (€35) • 2 h 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or London North Eastern Railway

Take a bus or train to travel 89 miles (143 km) to Aviemore from Edinburgh. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Megabus or London North Eastern Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Edinburgh to Aviemore.

Travel Tips

Travel from Edinburgh to Aviemore
Travel to Aviemore easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Edinburgh to Aviemore.
How do I go from Edinburgh to Aviemore?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Aviemore from Edinburgh. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Edinburgh to Aviemore?

The cheapest way to travel between Edinburgh and Aviemore is by taking a bus with an average price of $16 (€13).

This is compared to other travel options to Aviemore:

A bus is $27 (€22) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Edinburgh to Aviemore costing on average $43 (€35).

What is the fastest way from Edinburgh to Aviemore?

The fastest way to get to Aviemore from Edinburgh is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 52 min.

Other travel options to Aviemore can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 10 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Edinburgh to Aviemore would I travel?

The Edinburgh to Aviemore distance is around 89 miles (143 km).

How many services a day are there between Edinburgh and Aviemore?

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Aviemore is:

  • Around 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Edinburgh and Aviemore as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Edinburgh to Aviemore?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Edinburgh to Aviemore:

  • Buses mostly depart from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Aviemore, Train Station.
  • Trains from Edinburgh to Aviemore most often leave from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Aviemore.
Who can get me from Edinburgh to Aviemore?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Aviemore:

  • You can take a bus from Edinburgh to Aviemore with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for $16 (€13) with Megabus from Edinburgh to Aviemore.
  • You can travel by train from Edinburgh to Aviemore with London North Eastern Railway, and you can find London North Eastern Railway Edinburgh to Aviemore tickets for $43 (€35) on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Edinburgh to Aviemore?

Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to Aviemore with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Megabus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Aviemore as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Aviemore from Edinburgh.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Edinburgh to Aviemore?
Many of our customers traveling from Edinburgh to Aviemore don't make Aviemore their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Aviemore are Glasgow, London or Inverness, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Aviemore to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Edinburgh to Aviemore tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Aviemore, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $16 (€13) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $43 (€35) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Edinburgh to Aviemore online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Edinburgh Waverley

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.

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