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The transformation of Aviemore from a village on the edge of the Cairngorm mountains to a popular tourist town and ski resort began with the arrival of Highland Railway in 1863. The current railway buildings, including beautiful canopies and footbridge, were built in 1898, although passengers would be forgiven for looking past the man-made structures to the spectacular hills and mountains that surround the town and are visible from the platforms. Most visitors come to Aviemore to explore this stunning landscape, and numerous activities are available, from hiking and mountain biking in the summer to skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Other attractions include nearby Glenmore, with the UK's only wild reindeer herd, and the Cairngorm Mountain funicular railway. As well as services to Inverness and Edinburgh, Aviemore is on the Caledonian Sleeper line that runs between Inverness and London Euston, and is the terminus of the Strathspey Heritage Railway.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Proposal to alter hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:30 - 21:25
Saturday 07:35 - 14:39
Sunday 09:40 - 17:20
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsAvailable
Shops noteNews agent
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeAvailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes

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Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorScotRail
Car parking spaces10
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces16
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Level to ticket office and northbound platform - connecting footbridge to southbound platform or level via Private Railway

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Aviemore station has two platforms for regular services, and a third for the Strathspey Railway. The station buildings on Grampian Road have been mainly converted into a restaurant, although there remains a ticket hall with toilets. The ticket hall leads onto platform 1 and is linked to platform 2 via a footbridge. Step-free access to platform 2 is via the Strathspey Railway platform. Trains depart for Inverness from platform 1 and for Edinburgh from platform 2.

Departures and arrivals from Aviemore

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Aviemore station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to InvernessScotRail11:371Late
to InvernessScotRail12:481On time
to InvernessScotRail13:321On time
to EdinburghScotRail13:332On time
to InvernessScotRail14:421On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from EdinburghScotRail11:361Late
from Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail12:481On time
from EdinburghScotRail13:281On time
from InvernessScotRail13:322On time
from Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail14:411On time
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