The cheapest buses from Inverness to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 24 Oct

Cheapest

£24

Average

£28

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 Inverness to Glasgow will cost around £ 28 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 24.

Cheapest
16:15Inverness, Bus Station3h50 20:05Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£241One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:45Inverness, Bus Station3h55 10:40Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£261One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:25Inverness, Bus Station3h35 12:00Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£261One-way
19:25Inverness, Bus Station3h35 23:00Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£291One-way
09:25Inverness, Bus Station3h35 13:00Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£321One-way

Timetable Inverness to Glasgow

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06:45Inverness, Bus Station3h55 10:40Glasgow, Buchanan
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08:25Inverness, Bus Station3h35 12:00Glasgow, Buchanan
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09:25Inverness, Bus Station3h35 13:00Glasgow, Buchanan
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16:15Inverness, Bus Station3h50 20:05Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
18:25Inverness, Bus Station3h35 22:00Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
19:25Inverness, Bus Station3h35 23:00Glasgow, Buchanan
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Sun
24 Oct
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£22Megabus
Mon
25 Oct
£52Scotrail
£18Megabus
Tue
26 Oct
£52Scotrail
£18Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£27Scotrail
£18Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£27Scotrail
£16Megabus
Fri
29 Oct
£52Scotrail
£16Megabus
Sat
30 Oct
£52Scotrail
£16Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£52Scotrail
£14Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£52Scotrail
£14Megabus
Tue
2 Nov
£27Scotrail
£16Megabus
Wed
3 Nov
£52Scotrail
£14Megabus
Thu
4 Nov
£51Scotrail
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Fri
5 Nov
£52Scotrail
£14Megabus
Sat
6 Nov
£52Scotrail
£14Megabus
Sun
7 Nov
£52London North Eastern Railway
£15Megabus
Mon
8 Nov
£51Scotrail
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Tue
9 Nov
£26Scotrail
£14Megabus
Wed
10 Nov
£26Scotrail
£13Megabus
Thu
11 Nov
£26Scotrail
£13Megabus
Fri
12 Nov
£52Scotrail
£14Megabus

The fastest buses from Inverness to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 24 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 35 m

Average

3 h 40 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

179 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Inverness for Glasgow every day 3 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 40 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 35 m .

The slowest buses will take 3 h 55 m 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
19:25Inverness, Bus Station3h35 23:00Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£291One-way
Fastest
09:25Inverness, Bus Station3h35 13:00Glasgow, Buchanan
1 changes
£321One-way
Fastest
18:25Inverness, Bus Station3h35 22:00Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£321One-way
Fastest
08:25Inverness, Bus Station3h35 12:00Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£261One-way
2nd Fastest
16:15Inverness, Bus Station3h50 20:05Glasgow, Buchanan
0 changes
£241One-way

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Coach Information between Inverness and Glasgow

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
durationAverage coach duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£19 (€21)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesMegabus or National Express

Coaches from Inverness to Glasgow cover the 111 miles (179 km) long route taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £19, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Inverness and arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.

Coach companies

Coach between Inverness and Glasgow with National Express

National Express coaches will get you between Inverness and Glasgow from £16. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach from Inverness to Glasgow, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach between Inverness and Glasgow:

    • 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 Inverness to Glasgow: Journey Details

    Frequent buses from Inverness to Glasgow are operated by Megabus with departures approximately every hour from just before 7:00 a.m. until around 7:00 p.m. National Express Coach Services have two departures a day, leaving at just after 8:00 a.m. and around 6:00 p.m. Both providers operate the route seven days a week with a direct journey time of about 4 hours.

    Taking the Bus from Inverness

    Inverness Bus Station is adjacent to the railway station in the centre of the city. Stagecoach operates frequent local buses across the city and to the surrounding villages, as well as providing services to the Highlands of Scotland and Stornaway on the Isle of Lewis. Taxis are available at the bus station.

    Getting into Glasgow by Bus

    Glasgow is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city with plenty of culture, history and shopping, as well as a lively nightlife of great dining and popular nightclubs. The work of architect and designer, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, can be seen in the city's buildings, galleries and museums, such as The Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Visitors of all ages will enjoy The Riverside Museum, with its antique vehicles, and The Glasgow Science Centre with interactive fun for children. The Botanical Gardens and riverbanks provide a quiet escape from the city's bustle. Buses from Inverness arrive at Glasgow Buchanan Bus Station in the heart of the city. Buchanan Street Metro Station and local buses, run by Stagecoach First Scotland, Scottish Citylink and McGill, link Buchanan Station with the rest of Glasgow. Glasgow has frequent night bus services and taxis are available at the station entrance.

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    Buses from Inverness to Glasgow
    Take the bus to Glasgow 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 Inverness to Glasgow.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap coach tickets from Inverness to Glasgow cost?
    You can find a cheap coach from Inverness to Glasgow for some dates and times for as low as £16  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the average cost of a coach from Inverness to Glasgow?
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Glasgow from Inverness is £19  one way.
    What is the distance between Inverness and Glasgow via coach?
    The distance between Inverness and Glasgow by coach is approximately 111 miles (179 km).
    How many hours does it take from Inverness to Glasgow by coach?
    The coach time to Glasgow from Inverness is on average 3 h 35 min  for the 111 miles (179 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Inverness to Glasgow by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure coach station in Inverness and arrival coach station in Glasgow?

    When taking the coach from Inverness to Glasgow, you can choose to depart from coach stations like Bus Station, Farraline Park, Inverness and Inverness, Bus Station. Your journey can end in coach stations such as Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Hampden Park.

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

    Where is the coach station in Inverness to go to Glasgow? Where is the coach station in Glasgow located?

    Passengers board their coach most frequently from Inverness and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this coach station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the coach station to the city centre in Glasgow.

    What coach companies offer a service between Inverness and Glasgow?
    For the journey from Inverness to Glasgow you can take a coach with Megabus or National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to Glasgow from Inverness on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Are there any Inverness to Glasgow direct coach services?
    Yes, you can search for direct coaches from Inverness to Glasgow 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 buy your coach ticket.
    When can I take the first coach from Inverness to Glasgow? When can I take the last coach for the day?
    The first coach from Inverness to Glasgow leaves at 09: 15   and the last coach for this leaves at 18: 25. Omio shows you the latest coach from Inverness to Glasgow timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    How far in advance should I purchase a coach ticket from Inverness to Glasgow to get the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this journey and save money. If you book coach tickets between Inverness and Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £19 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your coach ticket from Inverness to Glasgow a few months in advance.

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