Glasgow to Inverness train

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Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Inverness

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Glasgow to Inverness is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Scotrail
01:49PM4h37
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
06:26PMInverness station (INV)
$851One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Scotrail
10:07AM3h18
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
01:25PMInverness station (INV)
$851One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Scotrail
01:40PM3h22
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
05:02PMInverness station (INV)
$851One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Scotrail
08:49AM3h17
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
12:06PMInverness station (INV)
$851One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Scotrail
10:18AM3h57
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
02:15PMInverness station (INV)
$851One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Glasgow to Inverness

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, July 20
Scotrail
08:49AM3h17
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
12:06PMInverness station (INV)
1 transfer
Scotrail
10:07AM3h18
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
01:25PMInverness station (INV)
0 transfers
Scotrail
10:18AM3h57
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
02:15PMInverness station (INV)
1 transfer
Scotrail
01:40PM3h22
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
05:02PMInverness station (INV)
1 transfer
Scotrail
01:49PM4h37
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
06:26PMInverness station (INV)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Glasgow to Inverness

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Fastest Journey

3 h 17 m

Average

3 h 42 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

179 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Glasgow for Inverness every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Scotrail
08:49AM3h17
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
12:06PMInverness station (INV)
$851One-way
1 transfer
Scotrail
10:07AM3h18
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
01:25PMInverness station (INV)
$851One-way
0 transfers
Scotrail
01:40PM3h22
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
05:02PMInverness station (INV)
$851One-way
1 transfer
Scotrail
10:18AM3h57
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
02:15PMInverness station (INV)
$851One-way
1 transfer
Scotrail
01:49PM4h37
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
06:26PMInverness station (INV)
$851One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Inverness

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$72 (€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 $72 (€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

You can travel by train from Glasgow to Inverness with ScotRail, East Coast and Bus for as low as $30 (€26). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Scotrail is a train operating company in Scotland, providing rail services throughout the country. It operates a wide range of services, from commuter trains to long-distance intercity services. The company operates a variety of train types, including the Class 380, Class 385, Class 156, Class 158 and Class 170. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and comfortable seating. Scotrail also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Anytime tickets. The most popular routes for Scotrail include Glasgow to Edinburgh, Glasgow to Inverness, and Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

ScotRail from Glasgow to Inverness train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 7 min
  • Cheapest Price: $30
  • ScotRail frequency: 6 a day

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 $72 (€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
The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Queen Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Queen Street for your journey between Glasgow and Inverness.
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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
The major train station for arrivals in Inverness is Inverness. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Inverness for your journey to Inverness from Glasgow.
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
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Public transit options for Inverness
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the Eastgate side of the station at the short stay car park

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