How to get to Aviemore
Aviemore is easy to get to by road, rail, plane or bike. We have a train link to Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh and have a direct service from London and the south to Aviemore and Aberdeen. Sleeper train services from London stop at Aviemore and a new sleeper bus service with Megabus links the village with London.
Aviemore is just off the A9 main trunk road from the South to Inverness and beyond. It is ideally located for exploring the Cairngorms National Park. The Cairngorms National Park is situated in the heart of the Scottish Highlands and is easily accessible with rail and road links. Click on the link to take you to details of the Cairngorms Explorer with bus and train times, and taxi numbers.
Travelling by Road
For traffic info including roadworks, planned roadworks, journey times, road traffic incidents and weather affecting routes please have a look at the Traffic Scotland website which has real time information to help you plan your journey.
There’s a lot of information out there on accessibility, getting to and around places to visit. Contact First ScotRail’s Assisted Travel helpline on 0800 912 2 901 or the Assisted Travel Type talk (for the hard of hearing) on 18001 0800 912 2 901. For more general advice phone Badenoch & Strathspey Disability Access Panel on 01479 810004.
Inverness – 30 minutes
Perth – 1 hour 30 minutes
Edinburgh – 2 hours 30 minutes
Glasgow – 2 hours 30 minutes
Aberdeen – 2 hours
Travelling by Bus
Citylink and Megabus stop at Aviemore from Inverness travelling South and from Edinburgh and Glasgow travelling North. Stagecoach operate the local bus services around the Aviemore and Cairngorms area
Travelling by Bike
National Cycle Route 7 runs from Glasgow to Inverness passing through Aviemore. Cycle route 7 is a combination of on and off-road sections and links up the communities of the Aviemore and the Cairngorms area.
Travelling by Air
Inverness airport is the nearest to Aviemore and services from Amsterdam, London (Gatwick and Luton), Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Belfast, Kirkwall, Sumburgh, Stornoway and Benbecula are available. New winter routes starting 2013/2014 fly to Geneva and Zurich.
Local Taxi Services
Gerry’s Aviemore Taxis – 01479 849072
G & N Haggerty Aviemore – 01479 810118
Weir’s Aviemore – 01479 810141
JGA’s Taxis Aviemore – 01479 811520
Aviemore Car Rental 01479 811463
Macdonald’s Self Drive, Aviemore 01479 811444
Aviemore Self Drive Car Hire 07964 284150
More local transport companies in Aviemore:
Aviemore Car and Van Hire
Offering vehicle hire to holiday makers, tourists, locals, local businesses and business traveller...
No1, Station Square, Grampian Road
Dial-A-Journey Registered Bus Routes
Provides high quality community transport and support services. Wheelchair accessible transport serv...
2 Inverewe, Grampian Road
Aviemore Taxi's, Aviemore (01479 811111)
Bremners of Aviemore
Bremners of Aviemore, 39 Milton Park, Aviemore (01479 812 322)
Gerry's Aviemore Taxis
Aviemore Taxi Service providing transport for local people and visitors to the Cairngorms National P
8 Munro place, Aviemore (01479 81 2000 / 0751 500 1569)
G and N Haggerty
16 Altt Mor, Croftside North, Aviemore ()
Cairngorm Auto Repairs
Unit 1, Plot 19, Dalfaber Industrial Estate, Aviemore (01479 810224)