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There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane X77
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M10

£36 - £53

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Bus, train  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Nairn

£56 - £168

Train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness

£48 - £157

Bus, train, night train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
  3. Take the night train from Stirling to Inverness

£52 - £71

Drive  •  3h 41m

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn 196.3 miles

£29 - £45

Train, fly  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Inverness (INV) GLA - INV

£64 - £222

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn by bus and walk

The journey time between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Nairn is around 5h 54m and covers a distance of around 219 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 12m. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, Scottish Citylink, Stagecoach Bluebird and others, the Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn service departs from Prestwick Airport and arrives in Nairn, Bus Station. Typically 42 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 54m
Fastest journey time:
5h 12m
Services per week:
42
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:35
Last service departs at:
21:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn bus and walk schedules

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Nairn
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn station. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Nairn, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 23m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Nairn is 147 miles. The road distance is 196.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn without a car is to bus which takes 6h 23m and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 6h 23m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn, including transfers.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Prestwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn is to bus which takes 6h 23m and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £45 - £160 and takes 6h 42m.

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Inverness Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 15m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn.
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  • Distance: 147.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 23m

What companies run services between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK), Scotland and Nairn, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, Buchanan Bus Station, and Inverness, Bus Station in around 6h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn via Glasgow Central, Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, Glasgow, Cathedral Street, Glasgow Queen Street, and Inverness in around 6h 42m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £330
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Nairn
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £75
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£120 - £160
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
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
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn is 196 miles. It takes approximately 3h 41m to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Nairn.

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British Airways, easyJet, KLM and Loganair offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Inverness Airport.

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