How to travel from Glasgow to Inverness

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Inverness

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$19 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€17) • 3 h 38 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€26) • 3 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or ScotRail

Take a train or bus to travel 111 miles (179 km) from Glasgow to Inverness. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or ScotRail among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Glasgow to Inverness.

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from Glasgow to Inverness

How to get from Glasgow to Inverness by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Glasgow to Inverness is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
09:15AM4h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
01:20PMInverness, Bus Station
$161One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
FlixBus
03:15PM4h05
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
07:20PMInverness, Bus Station
$151One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Scotrail
08:49AM3h17
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
12:06PMInverness station (INV)
$851One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Scotrail
07:07PM3h36
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
10:43PMInverness station (INV)
$441One-way
0 transfers
Scotrail
07:10PM3h33
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
10:43PMInverness station (INV)
$441One-way
1 transfer
Scotrail
10:07AM3h18
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
01:25PMInverness station (INV)
$851One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:55AM4h00
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
02:55PMInverness, Bus Station
$251One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
10:55AM5h55
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
04:50PMInverness, Bus Station
$161One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
12:55PM3h55
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
04:50PMInverness, Bus Station
$221One-way
0 transfers

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Travel on ScotRail travel from Glasgow to Inverness at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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.

    FAQs: Travel from Glasgow to Inverness

    FAQs: Travel 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.
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    There are 2 options to travel from Glasgow to Inverness including taking a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel to Inverness from Glasgow is a bus with an average price of $19 (€17).

    This is compared to other travel options from Glasgow to Inverness:

    Taking a bus costs $11 (€9) less than taking a train, which costs on average $30 (€26) for the same trip.

    The fastest way from Glasgow to Inverness is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 7 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Inverness that take longer:

    Getting to Inverness by bus takes 3 h 38 min on average.

    The distance is approximately 111 miles (179 km) from Glasgow to Inverness.

    The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Inverness is:

    • 15 buses a day.
    • 6 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Glasgow and Inverness as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Glasgow to Inverness:

    • Buses mostly leave from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and tend to arrive in Inverness, Bus Station.
    • Trains mostly depart from Glasgow Central and arrive in Inverness.

    The following travel companies offer services from Glasgow to Inverness:

    • Travel with Megabus or Bus for buses to Inverness. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Glasgow to Inverness tickets on Omio for $19 (€17).
    • Travel with ScotRail or East Coast to go to Inverness by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ScotRail Glasgow to Inverness tickets on Omio for $30 (€26).

    Yes, there are direct services available from Glasgow to Inverness with the following travel companies:

    • 9 direct buses per day with Megabus.
    • Direct trains with ScotRail with 5 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Inverness as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Glasgow to Inverness.

    Many of our customers traveling from Glasgow to Inverness don't make Inverness their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Inverness are Edinburgh, London, Fort William or Aberdeen, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Inverness to any of these top destinations today!

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