How to get from Glasgow to Inverness

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from Glasgow to Inverness

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

Our recommendation
bus

To get from Glasgow to Inverness on 28 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h40 11:50Inverness, Bus Station
1 change
£211One-way
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08:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h40 11:50Inverness, Bus Station
1 change
£211One-way
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09:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h35 12:45Inverness, Bus Station
0 changes
£231One-way
17:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 20:55Inverness, Bus Station
0 changes
£231One-way
11:10Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 14:55Inverness, Bus Station
0 changes
£221One-way

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Travel Information from Glasgow to Inverness

distanceDistance111 miles (179 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £53 • 3 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Scotrail

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 111 miles (179 km) between Glasgow and Inverness. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Megabus or Scotrail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Glasgow to Inverness.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Inverness

Travel to Inverness 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 Glasgow to Inverness.
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There are 4 ways to travel between Glasgow and Inverness including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Inverness, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Inverness:

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

A flight is £1 less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Glasgow to Inverness costing on average £1.

A flight journey is usually £53 less than a journey to Inverness by train, which costs on average £53 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Glasgow to Inverness is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 11 min.

Other travel options from Glasgow to Inverness can usually take longer:

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Inverness is approximately 111 miles (179 km) away from Glasgow.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Inverness is:

  • Around 10 coaches per day.
  • 5 trains per day.

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

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.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Glasgow International Airport and arrive in Inverness Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Inverness.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Glasgow to Inverness:

  • You can take a coach from Glasgow to Inverness with Megabus. Cheap tickets can be found for £19 with Megabus from Glasgow to Inverness.
  • You can take a train from Glasgow to Inverness with Scotrail. Cheap tickets can be found for £53 with Scotrail from Glasgow to Inverness.

Yes, there are direct services available to Inverness from Glasgow with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find 5 direct coaches per day with Megabus.
  • You can take a direct train with Scotrail with 4 direct trains per day.

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 between Glasgow and Inverness.

Omio customers who travel from Glasgow to Inverness often also extend their holiday to go to Edinburgh, London or Aberdeen. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Inverness and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets cost £19 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £53 one way.

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

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