Inverness to Glasgow train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Inverness to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for Jun 15


Fastest Journey

3 h 25 m


3 h 30 m

Trains per day



179 km

Cheap train tickets from Inverness to start from $79 with an average ticket price of $79.

The fastest train from Inverness to takes 3h 25m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 30m and covers a distance of 179 km.

4 trains that leave Inverness for every day with 2 travelling directly.

Inverness station (INV)
02:15PMGlasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
1 transfer
Inverness station (INV)
04:21PMGlasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
1 transfer
Inverness station (INV)
12:14PMGlasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
0 transfers
Inverness station (INV)
01:11PMGlasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Inverness to Glasgow

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$71 (€62)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesScotRail or East Coast

Trains from Inverness to Glasgow cover the 111 miles (179 km) long route taking on average 3 h 16 min with our travel partners like ScotRail or East Coast. Normally, there are 10 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 $29 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Inverness and arrive in Glasgow Central.

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

For as little as $19 (€16) you can travel by train to Glasgow from Inverness with ScotRail and East Coast. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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.

Train information from Inverness to Glasgow with East Coast:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: $178
  • East Coast frequency: 1 a day

Train tickets from Inverness to Glasgow: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 28 €
2 weeks earlier 20 €40%
3 weeks earlier 20 €40%
1 month before 20 €40%
2 months earlier 20 €40%
3 months earlier 20 €40%

Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Inverness - Glasgow. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Inverness - Glasgow 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 40% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Inverness - Glasgow with 2 months in advance you save up to about 40% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 40%.
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FAQs: Trains from Inverness to Glasgow

FAQs: Travel by train from Inverness to Glasgow 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 Inverness to Glasgow.
Cheap train tickets from Inverness to Glasgow can start from as little as $29 (€26) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Inverness to Glasgow is $71 (€62); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Inverness to Glasgow train time is 3 h 16 min   covering the 111 mile (179 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Inverness to Glasgow leaves at 4: 36 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Inverness to Glasgow leaves at 8: 22 PM.
Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day from Inverness to Glasgow with ScotRail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Inverness to Glasgow train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with ScotRail or East Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Inverness and Glasgow to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 22 PM.

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

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

A trip to Glasgow from Inverness is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 16 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Inverness to Glasgow is November.
You have options as you can travel to Glasgow from Inverness 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Inverness and Glasgow

Inverness is the most popular Inverness 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 Inverness for your trip to Glasgow.
Amenities at station
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
Inverness, Bus Station

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