How to travel from Edinburgh to Aviemore

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Travel Information to Aviemore from Edinburgh

distanceDistance89 miles (143 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$14 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $14 (€12) • 2 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $19 (€17) • 2 h 43 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or ScotRail

Take a train or bus to travel 89 miles (143 km) from Edinburgh to Aviemore. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or ScotRail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Edinburgh to Aviemore.

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from Edinburgh to Aviemore

How to get from Edinburgh to Aviemore by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Aviemore is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
01:15PM3h20
Edinburgh
04:35PMAviemore, Train Station
$141One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
01:15PM3h20
Edinburgh
04:35PMAviemore, Train Station
$141One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Megabus
08:10AM3h03
Edinburgh
11:13AMAviemore, Train Station
$261One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Megabus
10:10AM3h03
Edinburgh
01:13PMAviemore, Train Station
$261One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:35AM3h30
Edinburgh
02:05PMAviemore, Train Station
$211One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
09:15AM4h50
Edinburgh
02:05PMAviemore, Train Station
$191One-way
1 transfer

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Travel on ScotRail travel between Edinburgh and Aviemore at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

    FAQs: Travel from Edinburgh to Aviemore

    FAQs: 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.
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    You can get between Edinburgh and Aviemore 2 different ways: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Aviemore from Edinburgh is by taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€12).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Edinburgh to Aviemore:

    Taking a bus costs $6 (€5) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $19 (€17).

    The fastest way from Edinburgh to Aviemore is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 43 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Aviemore that take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 2 h 55 min of travel time.

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

    The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Aviemore is:

    • 7 trains a day.

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

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

    • Most travelers catch their bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station and arrive in Aviemore, Dalraddy Caravan Park.
    • Most travelers catch their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Aviemore.

    The following travel companies offer services from Edinburgh to Aviemore:

    • Travel with Megabus or Bus for buses to Aviemore. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Edinburgh to Aviemore tickets on Omio for $14 (€12).
    • Travel with ScotRail, East Coast or Caledonian Sleeper to go to Aviemore by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ScotRail Edinburgh to Aviemore tickets on Omio for $19 (€17).

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

    • Direct train available with ScotRail, East Coast or Caledonian Sleeper 6 direct trains per day.

    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 between Edinburgh and Aviemore.

    Looking to extend your trip from Edinburgh to Aviemore? Many Omio customers who go from Edinburgh to Aviemore usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Inverness, Glasgow, London or Ingliston. If you're looking to explore Inverness, Glasgow, London or Ingliston from Aviemore, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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