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from Glasgow to Inverness

You can get from Glasgow to Inverness by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Glasgow to Inverness on 21 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h35 23:45Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£151One-way
Cheapest
20:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h35 23:45Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£151One-way
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08:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h40 11:50Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£241One-way
10:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h35 13:45Inverness, Bus Station
1 changes
£241One-way
15:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 18:55Inverness, Bus Station
0 changes
£221One-way

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Fri
21 Jan
£52Scotrail
£14Megabus
Sat
22 Jan
£51Scotrail
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Sun
23 Jan
£52London North Eastern Railway
£14Megabus
Mon
24 Jan
£53Scotrail
£14Megabus
Tue
25 Jan
£54Scotrail
£14Megabus
Wed
26 Jan
£53Scotrail
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Thu
27 Jan
£9Scotrail
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Fri
28 Jan
£53Scotrail
£13Megabus
Sat
29 Jan
£35Scotrail
£13Megabus
Mon
31 Jan
£54Scotrail
£13Megabus
Tue
1 Feb
£53Scotrail
£13Megabus
Wed
2 Feb
£52Scotrail
£13Megabus
Thu
3 Feb
£51Scotrail
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Fri
4 Feb
£53Scotrail
£12Megabus
Sat
5 Feb
£52Scotrail
£13Megabus
Sun
6 Feb
£53London North Eastern Railway
£13Megabus
Mon
7 Feb
£54Scotrail
£13Megabus
Tue
8 Feb
£53Scotrail
£13Megabus

Travel Information to Inverness from Glasgow

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £19
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £18 • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £19 • 3 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Scotrail

Take a coach or train to travel 111 miles (179 km) between Glasgow and Inverness. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or Scotrail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Glasgow to Inverness.

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FAQs

What are my Glasgow to Inverness travel options?

You can travel to Inverness from Glasgow 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Inverness?

The cheapest way from Glasgow to Inverness is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £18 compared to other travel options to Inverness:

A coach journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Inverness by train, which costs on average £19 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Inverness from Glasgow?

The fastest way to get to Inverness from Glasgow is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 13 min.

There are alternative travel options to Inverness that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 35 min   on average.

How many miles from Glasgow to Inverness would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 111 miles (179 km) from Glasgow to Inverness.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Glasgow to Inverness?

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Inverness is:

  • 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Inverness from Glasgow as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Glasgow? Where do I arrive in Inverness?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Glasgow to Inverness:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Inverness, Bus Station.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Inverness.

Which travel operators can get me from Glasgow to Inverness?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Glasgow to Inverness, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Inverness by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Glasgow to Inverness tickets on Omio for £18.
  • Scotrail can get you to Inverness by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Scotrail from Glasgow to Inverness for £19 on Omio.

Is there a direct service to Inverness from Glasgow?

Yes, there are direct services available between Glasgow and Inverness with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with Megabus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Inverness as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Inverness from Glasgow.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Glasgow to Inverness?

Many of our customers travelling from Glasgow to Inverness don't make Inverness their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Edinburgh, London or Aberdeen, either of which you could add to your Glasgow and Inverness trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Inverness to any of these top destinations today!

When should I buy a ticket to Inverness from Glasgow online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Inverness from Glasgow, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £18 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £19 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Glasgow to Inverness online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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