Traveling to Aviemore

Aviemore is located in the Highlands of Scotland, in the west of the Cairngorms National Park.

By Plane

Inverness airport is the central airport for the Scottish Highlands and the closest airport to Aviemore. Aviemore is a 45 minute drive from Inverness airport, and it can be reached by car or public transport. Inverness airport can be reached by flight from London Heathrow or Gatwick in 1 hour 30 minutes.

You can also fly to Aberdeen Airport (2 hour drive to Aviemore), Edinburgh Airport (2 hour 30 minute drive to Aviemore) and Glasgow Airport (2 hour 50 minute drive to Aviemore).

By Car

Aviemore is easily accessible by the A9, the main road from central Scotland and Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth and Dundee in the south, and Inverness in the north.

By train

The Caledonian Sleeper train departs London Euston and takes approximately 10 hours to reach Aviemore. There are regular trains from Glasgow and Edinburgh to Aviemore (a journey time of approximately 3 hours).

By bus

Both CityLink and Stagecoach operate regular buses to and from Aviemore.

– Travel Grants –

We are delighted to offer 5 travel grants of up to £500 each. Applicants can apply for a bursary to cover travel and/or accommodation costs if they are presenting an oral presentation or poster at the Symposium. The grants will be prioritised to students and researchers with limited travel budgets travelling from outside of Europe and North America.

To apply, please provide a short statement (maximum 300 words) with a case for support and how you will benefit from attending the Symposium. Applications should be sent to by 31st January 2023.

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