How to travel from Glasgow to Inverness

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from Glasgow to Inverness

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

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bus

To get from Glasgow to Inverness on Jun 26 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:10AMGlasgow, Buchanan3h35 12:45PMInverness, Bus Station
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241One-way
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09:10AMGlasgow, Buchanan3h35 12:45PMInverness, Bus Station
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241One-way
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07:30AMGlasgow, Buchanan3h50 11:20AMInverness, Bus Station
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241One-way
08:10AMGlasgow, Buchanan3h40 11:50AMInverness, Bus Station
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311One-way
08:10PMGlasgow, Buchanan3h35 11:45PMInverness, Bus Station
1 transfer
331One-way

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Travel Information from Glasgow to Inverness

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $67
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€21) • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $67 (€59) • 3 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Scotrail

Take a bus or train to travel 111 miles (179 km) from Glasgow to Inverness. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€21). 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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Inverness

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.
FAQs

There are 2 ways to travel to Inverness from Glasgow including taking a bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Inverness from Glasgow is by taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€21).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Inverness:

A bus is $43 (€38) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Glasgow to Inverness costing on average $67 (€59).

The quickest way to travel between Glasgow and Inverness is by train, which takes on average 3 h 11 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 35 min.

You should expect to travel around 111 miles (179 km) between Glasgow and Inverness.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Inverness is:

  • 12 buses per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Inverness.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Glasgow to Inverness depart from Glasgow Central to Inverness.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Glasgow to Inverness:

  • You can take a bus from Glasgow to Inverness with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for $24 (€21) with Megabus from Glasgow to Inverness.
  • You can travel by train between Glasgow and Inverness with Scotrail, and you can find Scotrail Glasgow to Inverness tickets for $67 (€59) on Omio.

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

  • You'll find 12 direct buses a day to Inverness with Megabus.

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

Omio customers who travel from Glasgow to Inverness often also extend their vacation to go to Edinburgh, London or Aberdeen. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Inverness and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Glasgow to Inverness, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $24 (€21) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $67 (€59) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Glasgow to Inverness online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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