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CairnGorm Mountain Railway

by Aviemore

At Cairngorm Mountain you can take the mountain railway in safety and comfort up to the Top station 1097m above sea level. Here you will find an outdoor viewing terrace, an exhibition (about the wildlife, history, climate and ecology of the Cairngorms), the Ptarmigan restaurant and a gift shop. Alternatively walk up to the top and relax on the train coming down, enjoying the spectacular scenery as you descend.

Facilities include parking, mountain railway, 2 restaurants, 2 shops, ranger service, mountain garden and camera obscura.

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Opening Times

Opening times throughout the summer & autumn months are Daily: 9.30am -4.30pm.
First Train Up 10am
Last Train Up 4pm
Last Train Down 4.30pm
Please note, the Funicular Railway will be closed for essential maintenance (with the Top Station facilities unavailable for walkers) until the 4th July 2018. During this period, the Day Lodge, Storehouse & Outfitters will still be open and we will be offering a selection of alternative guided walks on the lower slopes.

Pricing Details

Funicular Day Travel costs:

Adult: £13.90
Junior (16 and under): £9.30
Senior: £12.70
Student: £13.35
Family (2 adults, 2 kids) £40.00
Family (1 adult, 2 kids) £27.60

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CairnGorm Mountain Railway

Cairngorm Ski Area
by Aviemore
PH22 1RB
Phone: 01479 861 261


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