There are transport links at all Scottish airports that will take you to the nearest town or city where you can access train or bus stations. If you have a rental vehicle our airports are all located close to the main road networks (see below). The nearest airports to Tomintoul & Glenlivet are Aberdeen and Inverness.
From the North
(Inverness) – take A9, then leave A9 at Aviemore, take A95 to Grantown on Spey, then A939 to Tomintoul.
(Elgin) – take the A95 to one mile South of Marypark then branch left on to the B9008 to arrive at Glenlivet and continue along the B9008 to arrive at Tomintoul.
From the South
(Edinburgh, Stirling, Glasgow, Dundee) – join the A9 at Perth, then leave the A9 at Aviemore, take A95 to Grantown on Spey, then A939 to Tomintoul.
From the East
(Aberdeen via Royal Deeside and Ballater) – leave A93 at Ballater, take A939 to Gairnshiel, continue on A939 passing Corgarff and over the Lecht pass to arrive at Tomintoul.
From the West
(Fort William) – take A86 to Kingussie, join A9 heading north, then leave the A9 at Aviemore, take A95 to Grantown on Spey, then A939 to Tomintoul.
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 is plenty, free, on-street parking in Tomintoul including a large public car park and coach park off the Main Street. There is also parking available at the Glenlivet Estate Visitor Centre as well as at the trailheads of the many paths and tracks throughout the Glenlivet Estate.
The nearest train station is Aviemore (25miles).
Train links are available from Inverness, Glasgow, Edinburgh with a direct service from London and Aberdeen. You can also travel overnight on ScotRail’s Caledonian Sleeper.
To help plan your rail journey please have a look at National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner.
Contact First Scot Rail’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.
Citylink and Megabus operate services from Inverness, Glasgow and Edinburgh that stop at Aviemore.
Stagecoach operates bus services around the Aviemore and Cairngorms Area.
To reach Tomintoul and Glenlivet you will need to access the local bus service which is available from Grantown on Spey and Aberlour.
Please be aware that local bus services are limited and you will need to plan your bus journey in advance. To help plan your journey please have a look at Traveline Scotland.
National Cycle Route 7 is the closest route to Tomintoul and Glenlivet. Route 7 runs from Glasgow to Inverness passing through Aviemore. From Aviemore, cyclists can use the main road networks to reach Tomintoul and Glenlivet.