There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Loch Ness by bus, train, night train or car

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What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Loch Ness, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow to Loch Ness every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 23 min. National Express also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Loch Ness via Perth and Inverness, Bus Station in around 5 h 36 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Avg. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $25
Train from Perth to Inverness
Avg. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Spean Bridge
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$120 - $170
Sleeper Berth Solo
$205
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Avg. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Inverness, Scotland
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent to Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End)
Avg. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Glasgow to Loch Ness?

The distance between Glasgow and Loch Ness is 160 km. The road distance is 241 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Loch Ness?

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Loch Ness is to drive which costs £28 and takes 3 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow to Loch Ness?

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Loch Ness is to drive which takes 3 h 5 min and costs £28.

Is there a direct bus between Glasgow and Loch Ness?

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Loch Ness. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Bunloit, Achnahannet Farm (Farm Road End) via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from Glasgow to Loch Ness?

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Glasgow to Loch Ness, including transfers.