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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Mallaig by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station 915
  2. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal 500

£24 - £33

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Bus, train  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station 915
  2. Take the train from Fort William to Mallaig The Jacobite

£27 - £156

Train  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
  2. Take the train from Crianlarich to Mallaig

£40 - £108

Night train, train  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the night train from Dalmuir to Fort William
  2. Take the train from Fort William to Mallaig The Jacobite

£51 - £178

Drive  •  2h 57m

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Mallaig 142.9 miles

£21 - £35

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Mallaig is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Mallaig is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Mallaig. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building and arriving at Mallaig, Ferry Terminal via Fort William Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Mallaig is 96 miles. The road distance is 142.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Mallaig without a car is to bus which takes 5h and costs £24 - £35.

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

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Mallaig bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Mallaig is to bus which takes 5h and costs £24 - £35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £40 - £110 and takes 7h 29m.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Mallaig bus services, operated by Shiel Buses, arrive at Mallaig, Ferry Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Mallaig is 143 miles. It takes approximately 2h 57m to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Mallaig.

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  • Distance: 95.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Mallaig via Fort William, Bus Station and Fort William Bus Station in around 5h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Mallaig via Glasgow, Cathedral Street, Glasgow Queen Street, and Crianlarich in around 7h 29m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £24
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£27 - £35
Train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £65
West Coast Railways
Phone
+44 1524 732100
Email
bookings@westcoastrailways.net
Website
westcoastrailways.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£18 - £130
Website
West Coast Railways
Adult
£32
Child
£19
Private Table
£123
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
Scottish Citylink
Shiel Buses
Phone
01967 431 272
Email
info@shielbuses.co.uk
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Shiel Buses

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