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 Inverness to Glasgow will cost around £ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 49.
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3 h 22 m
3 h 29 m
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Of the 3 train that leave Inverness for Glasgow every day 1 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 29 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3 h 22 m .
The slowest train will take 3 h 34 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:|
3 hours 28 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£37|
|Trains depart from:||Inverness|
|Trains arrive in:||Glasgow|
|Train Companies:||London North Eastern Railway, Scotrail|
Travelling from Inverness to Glasgow is easy, allowing visitors to shop, check out the city's museums or attend football matches whenever they like. Every day, trains depart roughly once an hour, arriving in Glasgow just over three hours later.
Departure Station: All trains from Inverness to Glasgow leave from Inverness Railway Station which is located on Falcon Square and Academy Street, right at the centre of the city. If you are coming from further afield in the Inverness area, there's a bus stop right outside the station, and buses cover suburbs like Balloch or South Kessock.
Arrival Station: Trains from Inverness to Glasgow always get into Glasgow's Queen Street Station (including Virgin East Coast services). Queen Street is in the centre of Glasgow, around 5 minutes walk from the Gallery of Modern Art or the Royal Concert Hall. Glasgow Central is also 10 minutes walk to the south, which handy if you intend to transfer to services for London, Manchester or Liverpool.
Train companies operating on the route between Inverness and Glasgow include First Scotrail Virgin East Coast.
Direct services from Inverness to Glasgow take 3 hours 15 minutes to reach their destination, but there are also indirect trains via Perth which tend to take around 20 minutes longer.
The first train of the day between Inverness and Glasgow departs at 5:36 am and arrives just after 9:00 am. The final service leaves Inverness at 8:15 pm.
Passengers travelling on ScotRail services from Inverness to Glasgow can take advantage of dining facilities along with free wi-fi for every passenger. Wheelchair users or the less mobile can book assistance free of charge up to 3 hours before departure. Cyclists need to make a prior reservation if they want to take their bike onboard, although cycle storage is available at Inverness Station.