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Cheap train tickets and times from Glasgow to Inverness

Showing times and prices for Jun 17

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 17 m

Average

3 h 47 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

179 km

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to start from $87 with an average ticket price of $87.

The fastest train from Glasgow to takes 3h 17m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 47m and covers a distance of 179 km.

6 trains that leave Glasgow for every day with 2 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Scotrail
10:41AM3h34
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
02:15PMInverness station (INV)
$871One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Scotrail
08:49AM3h17
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
12:06PMInverness station (INV)
$871One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Scotrail
12:07PM3h22
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
03:29PMInverness station (INV)
$871One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Scotrail
01:40PM3h22
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
05:02PMInverness station (INV)
$871One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Scotrail
10:07AM3h18
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
01:25PMInverness station (INV)
$871One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Inverness

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$71 (€62)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotRail, East Coast or Bus

Trains from Glasgow to Inverness cover the 111 miles (179 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 7 min with our travel partners like ScotRail, East Coast or Bus. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $71 (€62), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $30 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Inverness.

Train providers: ScotRail, East Coast and Bus from Glasgow to Inverness trains

Buy your official ScotRail, East Coast and Bus train tickets from Glasgow to Inverness from $27 (€23) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

LNER is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local services. Its most popular routes include London to Edinburgh, London to Leeds, and London to York. LNER offers a variety of train types, including the Azuma, InterCity 225, and HST. The Azuma is a modern, high-speed train that offers comfortable seating and onboard Wi-Fi. The InterCity 225 is a classic train that offers a more traditional experience. The HST is a high-speed train that offers a smooth ride and plenty of legroom. LNER offers a variety of ticket types, including Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak. Advance tickets are the cheapest option and must be booked in advance. Anytime tickets are more expensive but can be used at any time. Off-Peak tickets are the most affordable option for travelling during off-peak times. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. LNER also offers a range of discounts and special offers, making it an affordable and convenient way to travel.

East Coast from Glasgow to Inverness train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 9 min
  • Cheapest Price: $70

FAQs: Trains from Glasgow to Inverness

FAQs: Travel by train from Glasgow to Inverness easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Inverness.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Inverness can start from as little as $30 (€26) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Glasgow to Inverness is $71 (€62); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Glasgow to Inverness is 3 h 7 min   to travel the 111 mile (179 km) long journey, with around there are 6 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Glasgow to Inverness leaves at 6: 07 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Glasgow to Inverness leaves at 7: 37 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Glasgow to Inverness without having to change trains with ScotRail. There are 5 direct trains from Glasgow to Inverness each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Glasgow to Inverness train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with ScotRail, East Coast or Bus. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Inverness from Glasgow to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 37 PM.

When departing from Glasgow, you have various train station options to start your route from including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen Street. When arriving in Inverness, you can end your journey in train stations like Inverness and Inverness, Bus Station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Inverness, located 0.3 miles (469 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Inverness from Glasgow is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 7 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Glasgow to Inverness by train is October.
You have options as you can travel from Glasgow to Inverness 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Glasgow and Inverness

Glasgow
Inverness
Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Glasgow for your trip to Inverness.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus pick up / drop off on Gordon St.
Glasgow Queen StreetWifiParkingAccessibility
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WifiWifi
ParkingParking
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Public transit options for Glasgow Queen Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stop on the bridge at Cathedral Street
Metro: Interchange station for SPT Subway
Glasgow Central or Glasgow Queen StreetAccessibility
Amenities at station
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Glasgow Airport
Charing Cross (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Charing Cross (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Elmbank Gardens to the left of the station entrance
Queens Park (Glasgow)ParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Queens Park (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Victoria Road
High Street (Glasgow)ShoppingParkingAccessibility
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for High Street (Glasgow)
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off in front of the station on High Street
Glasgow, Nithsdale Road
Glasgow, Telephone Exchange

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