How to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness

$59 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10

$38 - $59

3 alternative options

Train via Perth  •  5 h 2 min

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

$43 - $78

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Halbeath, Park & Ride X24
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90

$38 - $56

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness 178.8 miles

$35 - $60

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness 5 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 12 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 23 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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $24
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Virgin Trains East Coast
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
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Inverness is 180 km. The road distance is 286 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness is to bus which costs £28 - £45 and takes 4 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness is to drive which takes 3 h 12 min and costs £28 - £45.

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness, including transfers.