There are 4 ways to get from Airdrie to Inverness by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness

$55 - $71

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Line 2 bus, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Airdrie, Wellwynd to Glasgow, Bothwell Street 2
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10

$34 - $54

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Bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) to Broxden, Park and Ride M8
  2. Take the bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

$36 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Airdrie to Inverness 164 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Airdrie to Inverness is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Airdrie to Inverness is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Airdrie to Inverness station. However, there are services departing from Airdrie, Bank Street and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station via Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) and Broxden, Park and Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Airdrie to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Airdrie and arriving at Inverness via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Airdrie and Inverness is 112 miles. The road distance is 164 miles.

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The best way to get from Airdrie to Inverness without a car is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs £40 - £55.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Airdrie to Inverness, including transfers.

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Airdrie to Inverness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) station.

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Airdrie to Inverness train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Airdrie to Inverness is to train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs £40 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £40 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Airdrie to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 112.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Airdrie, Scotland and Inverness, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Airdrie to Inverness every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Airdrie to Inverness via Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances (St Mungo's Road), Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road), and Broxden, Park and Ride in around 5 h 1 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 Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) to Broxden, Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Broxden, Park and Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Airdrie to Inverness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Airdrie to Inverness train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Inverness station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Airdrie to Inverness is 164 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Airdrie to Inverness.

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