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 £ 27 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 15.
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3 h 35 m
3 h 43 m
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Of the 12 buses that leave Glasgow for Inverness every day 5 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 43 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.
|Distance||111 miles (179 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 35 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£17 (€19)|
|Coach companies||National Express or Megabus|
Coaches from Glasgow to Inverness cover the 111 miles (179 km) long trip 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 route costs around £17, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness.
National Express coaches will get you between Glasgow and Inverness from £14. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel between Glasgow and Inverness? National Express is the UK’s leading coach company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express coach timetables and tickets available for the journey on Omio to find the best deals on coaches from Glasgow to Inverness. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 111 miles (179 km) between Glasgow and Inverness.
All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Glasgow to Inverness coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.
National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach 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.
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.
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.
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.
When departing from Glasgow, you have various coach station options to start your journey from including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park. When arriving in Inverness, you can end your journey in coach stations like Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness and Inverness, Bus Station.
Omio customers book a coach from Glasgow Central to Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the coach most frequently from Glasgow Central, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.
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