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There are 7 ways to get from Glasgow to Ullapool by train, bus, night train, car, plane, ferry or towncar

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Train, bus  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...

$63 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus, night train  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station X36 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Stirling to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School 61

$43 - $69

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Bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...

$46 - $67

Train, bus via Perth  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 61 / ...

$46 - $83

Drive  •  4h 2m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Ullapool 225 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, ferry  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Stornoway (SYY) GLA - SYY
  2. Take the ferry from Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal to Ullapool Ferry Terminal

$98 - $282

Uber  •  4h 2m

  1. Take an Uber from Glasgow to Ullapool 225 miles

$320 - $430

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Ullapool is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 5h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Ullapool is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Ullapool. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Ullapool, Ferry Terminal via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 56m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Ullapool is 145 miles. The road distance is 225 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Ullapool without a car is to train and bus which takes 5h 46m and costs £45 - £65.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Glasgow to Ullapool, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Ullapool bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Stornoway Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Glasgow to Ullapool bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Ullapool, Ferry Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Ullapool is 225 miles. It takes approximately 4h 2m to drive from Glasgow to Ullapool.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Ullapool.
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  • Distance: 145.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 46m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Ullapool, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Ullapool via Inverness, Bus Station in around 5h 56m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway via Benbecula
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Stirling to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Stirling, Scotland
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Glasgow to Ullapool
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$320 - $430
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$320 - $430
UberX
$320 - $430
UberXL
$480 - $650
Exec
$550 - $800

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Stornoway Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Ullapool. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 18m and costs £7.

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