The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Glasgow to Inverness will cost around £ 52 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 52.
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3 h 8 m
3 h 26 m
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Of the 4 train that leave Glasgow for Inverness every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 179 km distance in an average of 3 h 26 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3 h 8 m .
The slowest train will take 3 h 40 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
4 hours 34 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£36|
|Trains depart from:||Glasgow|
|Trains arrive in:||Inverness|
Regular trains run every day from Glasgow to Inverness, making the journey between the two cities quick and convenient. Travellers planning to catch trains from Glasgow to Inverness should head to Glasgow Queen Street Train Station, which is the one of the city's main departure points. Trains run directly from Glasgow just after 7:00 a.m. until late in the evening with a journey time of about 3.5 hours. Trains from Glasgow to Inverness leave every couple of hours, however, some may take about 15 minutes longer to reach Inverness, as they may involve a change at Perth along the way.
Conveniently located in central Glasgow, Glasgow Queen Street Station is easy to reach on foot or by transport. Buses regularly run between the main Glasgow stations in a circular route between Queen Street Station, Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow Central Station. The station is also easily accessible on foot, as Buchanan Bus Station is only a few minutes walk away from the station. In addition, there is a clearly marked taxi drop off point located off North Hanover Street, just outside the station.
As the capital of the Highlands and the "Mouth of the River Ness", Inverness is an ideal city for searching for the mystical monster at Loch Ness or exploring the Scottish Highland battlefields. All trains from Glasgow to Inverness arrive at Inverness Station, which is ideally located in the heart of the city at Station Square. Thanks to its central location, travellers can reach many of the city's points of interest on foot. The Inverness Bus Station is also situated nearby at Farraline Park, which is just a short walk away. Alternatively, travellers can hire a taxi or car from a nearby vehicle rental company to reach other destinations around the city.