Cheap bus tickets from Glasgow to Inverness

Showing times and prices for 19 Jan

Cheapest

£15

Average

£25

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Glasgow to Inverness will cost around £ 25 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 15.

Cheapest
20:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h35 23:45Inverness, Bus Station
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£151One-way
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18:10Glasgow, Buchanan4h00 22:10Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£241One-way
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08:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h40 11:50Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£241One-way
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10:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h35 13:45Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£241One-way
2nd Cheapest
16:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h40 19:50Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£241One-way

Bus Timetable Glasgow to Inverness

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07:30Glasgow, Buchanan3h50 11:20Inverness, Bus Station
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08:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h40 11:50Inverness, Bus Station
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09:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h35 12:45Inverness, Bus Station
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10:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h35 13:45Inverness, Bus Station
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11:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 14:55Inverness, Bus Station
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12:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 15:55Inverness, Bus Station
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13:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h35 16:45Inverness, Bus Station
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14:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 17:55Inverness, Bus Station
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15:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 18:55Inverness, Bus Station
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16:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h40 19:50Inverness, Bus Station
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17:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 20:55Inverness, Bus Station
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18:10Glasgow, Buchanan4h00 22:10Inverness, Bus Station
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20:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h35 23:45Inverness, Bus Station
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19 Jan
£52Scotrail
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20 Jan
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21 Jan
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22 Jan
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23 Jan
£52London North Eastern Railway
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24 Jan
£54Scotrail
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26 Jan
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27 Jan
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28 Jan
£54Scotrail
£13Megabus
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29 Jan
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31 Jan
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1 Feb
£54Scotrail
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3 Feb
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4 Feb
£54Scotrail
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6 Feb
£54London North Eastern Railway
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7 Feb
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Bus times from Glasgow to Inverness

Showing times and prices for 19 Jan

Fastest Journey

3 h 35 m

Average

3 h 42 m

Buses per day

13

Distance

179 km

Of the 13 buses that leave Glasgow for Inverness every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 179 km distance in an average of 3 h 42 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 35 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
13:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h35 16:45Inverness, Bus Station
0 changes
£261One-way
Fastest
20:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h35 23:45Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£151One-way
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10:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h35 13:45Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£241One-way
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09:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h35 12:45Inverness, Bus Station
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£261One-way
2nd Fastest
08:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h40 11:50Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£241One-way

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Overview: Coach from Glasgow to Inverness

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£16 (€18)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Glasgow to Inverness cover the 111 miles (179 km) long route taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £16, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Inverness, Bus Station.

Coach companies: National Express Glasgow to Inverness

Find the best coaches between Glasgow and Inverness with Omio's travel partners National Express from £14. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Glasgow - Inverness coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets between Glasgow and Inverness due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Buses From Glasgow To Inverness

    The bus service from Glasgow to Inverness is operated by National Express. The tour operator offers two departures each day. The first departure of the day leaves the station at 7:30 a.m. and the second departure leaves the station at 3:30 p.m. The journey takes approximately four hours.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for Buses from Glasgow to Inverness?

    Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station: Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station is conveniently located a short walk from the city centre of Glasgow. Alternatively, taxis from the city centre are readily available.

    Inverness Bus Station: Inverness Bus Station is located in the town centre, next to the train station and is, therefore, within a few minutes walking distance from the town. Buses and trains from and to the surrounding areas are also available from the train and bus station. Taxis are also available from the bus station.

    Taking the Bus from Glasgow

    Buses for Inverness depart from Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station which is within walking distance of the city centre and is served by the Buchanan Street Metro Station. Regular bus routes, including night bus services, are operated by Stagecoach First Scotland, among other providers, with routes across the town and out to surrounding areas. Taxis are available at the bus station.

    Getting into Inverness by Bus

    Inverness is just to the South of the Scottish Highlands and on the banks of the River Ness. The city centre is small enough to explore on foot, with peaceful riverside areas and easy access to the surrounding countryside. This thriving city has a pretty pink and crenellated castle, giving it a fairy-tale appearance. The town has a long history as a trading port and links to the off-shore oil industry. Inverness Bus Station stands next to the train station in the town centre and is well-linked by frequent buses to all parts of the city. Stagecoach also operate routes to local villages, the Highlands of Scotland and to Stornaway on the Isle of Lewis. There is a taxi rank at the bus station.

    Travel Tips: Coach to Inverness from Glasgow

    Take the bus 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

    How much does a cheap coach between Glasgow and Inverness cost?

    You can find a cheap coach from Glasgow to Inverness for some dates and times for as low as £14  one way in the next 7 days.

    What is the average price of coach tickets from Glasgow to Inverness?

    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Glasgow to Inverness coach prices are on average £16  one way.

    How many miles is it from Glasgow to Inverness by coach?

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

    How long does it take from Glasgow to Inverness by coach?

    While the time it takes to travel 111 miles (179 km) to Inverness from Glasgow can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Glasgow to Inverness is on average 3 h 35 min.

    What is the departure coach station in Glasgow and arrival coach station in Inverness?

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Inverness, Bus Station.

    Where do I find the Glasgow coach station to Inverness? Where is the Inverness coach station?

    Passengers board the coach most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 0.5 miles (757 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Inverness, Bus Station, located 0.1 miles (214 m) away from the city centre.

    What coach companies go from Glasgow to Inverness?

    For the best Glasgow to Inverness coach to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check all possible coach companies with services between Glasgow and Inverness to compare what amenities they may offer.

    Are there any Glasgow to Inverness direct coach services?

    Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Glasgow to Inverness on Omio with Megabus, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct coach services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your coach ticket.

    When does the first coach depart from Glasgow to Inverness? When does the last coach depart from Glasgow to Inverness?

    The first Glasgow to Inverness coach departs at 09: 10   and the last coach from Glasgow to Inverness leaves at 20: 10. Check out the most up-to-date Glasgow to Inverness coach timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How early should I book Glasgow to Inverness coach tickets to get the best deals?

    If you purchase Glasgow to Inverness coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £16. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches to Inverness from Glasgow. Look out for coach tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.