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Dalwhinnie railway station is halfway between Perth and Inverness and nestled in the heart of the Cairngorm National Park. The station itself holds several accolades not only is it the highest mainline station in the UK it’s also the coldest. The station first opened its doors to customers in 1863 and the surrounding buildings were completed a year later.

With 5 daily services to Inverness, Perth, Edinburgh, and Glasgow the station has become popular with hikers who set out from Dalwhinnie to bag a few Munro’s (mountains in Scotland over 3000 feet). To start you have Ben Alder and a fair few more between Loch Ericht to Loch Laggan.  

With the Caledonian Sleeper also calling at Dalwhinnie on its way to and from Inverness and London Euston there’s plenty of ways of reaching this picturesque destination and taking in the spectacular Scottish Highlands.

If that wasn’t enough just up the road from the station, you’ll find Dalwhinnie Distillery where you can enjoy a dram or two and take several different tours of the property. 

Station details & facilities

Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelUnstaffed
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
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ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
EverydayOpen 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces2
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces6
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Level access to some northbound platform and footbridge with stairs to northbound platform.

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

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Departures and arrivals from Dalwhinnie

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to InvernessScotRail09:212On time
to EdinburghScotRail10:531On time
to InvernessScotRail11:051On time
to InvernessScotRail13:002On time
to Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail15:521On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London EustonCaledonian Sleeper07:062Late
from Glasgow Queen StreetScotRail09:202On time
from InvernessScotRail10:521On time
from EdinburghScotRail11:041On time
from EdinburghScotRail13:002On time
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