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There are 7 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk by plane, ferry, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Glasgow to Kirkwall, ferry  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Kirkwall (KOI) GLA - KOI
  2. Take the ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal

£190 - £511

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Train  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Thurso

£69 - £223

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Fly Glasgow to Inverness, train  •  9h 18m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Inverness (INV) GLA - INV
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Thurso

£85 - £295

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Kirkwall, ferry  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Kirkwall (KOI) EDI - KOI
  3. Take the ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal

£141 - £434

Bus  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Dunbeath, War Memorial X99

Train, night train  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
  2. Take the night train from Stirling to Inverness
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Thurso

£79 - £161

Drive  •  5h 24m

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk 272.5 miles

£40 - £60

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 5h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building and arriving at Halkirk, Sinclair Square via Buchanan Bus Station, Inverness, Bus Station and Dunbeath, War Memorial. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 36m.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Halkirk is 187 miles. The road distance is 272.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk without a car is to bus which takes 9h 36m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk is to bus which takes 9h 36m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £65 - £230 and takes 10h 57m.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Kirkwall Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk bus services, operated by Stagecoach In The Highlands, arrive at Dunbeath, War Memorial station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk.
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  • Distance: 187.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 46m

What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and Halkirk, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk via Buchanan Bus Station, Inverness, Bus Station, and Dunbeath, War Memorial in around 9h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk via Glasgow Central, Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, Glasgow, Cathedral Street, Glasgow Queen Street, Inverness, Thurso, and Thurso, Miller Academy in around 10h 57m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £470
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £380
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£120 - £380
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£180 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £470
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £380
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£65 - £320
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£180 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£150 - £470
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Thurso
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £95
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £95
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach In The Highlands
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Dunbeath, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
NorthLink Ferries
Low
£13 - £17
Peak
£16 - £19

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk is 273 miles. It takes approximately 5h 24m to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Halkirk.

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Kirkwall Airport.

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