Aviemore is a popular holiday resort located in the northwest corner of the majestic Cairngorms National Park. Towering mountains, sparkling lochs and dense forests surround this bustling town, making it a popular year-round destination for a huge range of summer and winter activities.
Map of Aviemore
Travel to Aviemore
Bus and coach
Aviemore train station lies within the centre of Badenoch and Strathspey, with direct links to Inverness, Glasgow, London and Edinburgh.
Aviemore can also be reached overnight from London on the Caledonian Sleeper.
ScotRail provides an express rail service direct to Aviemore from many major Scottish cities.
Aviemore is an accessible place to get to by car, with major roads connecting the town to Scotland’s major cities.
From Inverness – 40 minutes
From Perth – 50 minutes
From Dundee – 1 hour 15 minutes
From Edinburgh – 1 hour 40 minutes
From Glasgow – 1 hour 45 minutes
Aviemore is a compact town and most of its pubs, restaurants, shops and attractions are all within easy walking distance.
Bus and coach
Stagecoach is the main bus operator in Aviemore and run frequent services across the town.
The Aviemore Adventurer bus operates between Aviemore and Cairngorm Mountain 7 days a week, hourly throughout the day to the Cairngorms National Park.
A tip from your local expert
It’s no wonder the walk at Loch an Eilein (Gaelic for Loch of the Island) was voted Britain’s best picnic area – red squirrels and birds of prey are regular visitors, whilst the ruined 17th century castle guarantees a stunning backdrop!
Assistant iCentre Manager, Aviemore