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.
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3 h 35 m
3 h 46 m
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Of the 4 buses that leave Glasgow for Inverness every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||111 miles (179 km)|
|Average coach duration||3 h 35 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£22 (€25)|
|Coach frequency||10 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 5 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||Scotrail, National 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 Scotrail, National Express or Megabus. Normally, there are 10 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £14, but the average price of coach tickets is £22. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Inverness.
For as little as £14 you can travel by coach from Glasgow to Inverness with ScotRail and National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.
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.
Are you making plans to travel to Inverness from Glasgow? Why not take a coach with ScotRail? Omio can show you current ScotRail coach times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Glasgow to Inverness coaches all in one place. On the ScotRail coach, you can expect to travel 111 miles (179 km) to Inverness from Glasgow. If you use the Omio app to search for coaches from Glasgow to Inverness, you can quickly see if the ScotRail ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a coach. Once you have found your perfect one-way ScotRail coach between Glasgow and Inverness, book your cheap coach tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!
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 route from including Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Hampden Park and Glasgow. When arriving in Inverness, you can end your journey in coach stations like Inverness and Inverness, Bus Station.
Omio customers book a coach from Glasgow Central to Inverness most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this trip, called Glasgow Central, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre of Glasgow.
The most popular arrival coach station, Inverness, is located 0.1 miles (132 m) away from the city centre of Inverness.
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