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There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Thurso, Bank of Scotland X99 / ...

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Train via Perth  •  9 h 48 min

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

$74 - $118

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Train  •  9 h 30 min

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

$91 - $117

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride X27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Thurso, Bank of Scotland X99 / ...

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso 279.2 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Wick  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Partick to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Wick (WIC) EDI - WIC

$101 - $371

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Wick  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Wick (WIC) ABZ - WIC

$168 - $554

Fly Glasgow to Inverness, train  •  9 h 42 min

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

$155 - $314

Fly Glasgow to Kirkwall, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Kirkwall (KOI) GLA - KOI
  2. Take the bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to John o' Groats, Car Park
  3. Take the bus from John o' Groats, Car Park to Thurso, St Peters Church

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Kirkwall, bus  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Partick to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Kirkwall (KOI) EDI - KOI
  3. Take the bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to John o' Groats, Car Park

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso is to train and fly which costs £75 - £290 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso. However, there are services departing from Govan, Festival Park and arriving at Thurso, Bank of Scotland via Buchanan Bus Station and Inverness, Marks and Spencer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 21 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Science Centre and Thurso is 192 miles. The road distance is 279.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 21 min to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso, including transfers.

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Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso is to bus which takes 9 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £65 - £90 and takes 9 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Wick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Thurso, Bank of Scotland station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso.
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  • Distance: 192.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 21 min

What companies run services between Glasgow Science Centre, Scotland and Thurso, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso via Govan, Festival Park, Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre, Buchanan Bus Station, Inverness, Bus Station, and Inverness, Marks and Spencer in around 9 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso via Govan, Festival Park, Glasgow, Dundas Street, Glasgow Queen Street, and Inverness in around 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Glasgow to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Wick
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
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 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Inverness to Thurso
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Partick to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$29 - $45
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Thurso, Bank of Scotland
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from John o' Groats, Car Park to Thurso, St Peters Church
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
John O'Groats Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1955 611353
Website
jogferry.co.uk
Bus from Kirkwall, Travel Centre to John o' Groats, Car Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
jogferry.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso is 279 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to drive from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso.

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Loganair offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Wick Airport.

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