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

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Train  •  9h 23m

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

£68 - £208

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Bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Thurso, Bank of Scotland A9 / ...

£45 - £61

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Train via Perth  •  10h 2m

  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

£52 - £209

Bus, night train  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Street to Stirling, Bus Station X10
  2. Take the night train from Stirling to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Thurso, Sir George's Street Church X98 / ...

Drive  •  5h 18m

  1. Drive from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso 279.2 miles

£45 - £70

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Wick  •  5h 43m

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

£79 - £306

Fly Glasgow to Inverness, train  •  9h 24m

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

£119 - £302

Fly Glasgow to Kirkwall, bus  •  8h 14m

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

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Kirkwall, bus  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) 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

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Wick  •  8h

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

£129 - £485

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso is to bus which costs £40 - £65 and takes 9h 38m.

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

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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, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 38m.

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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 train which takes 9h 23m and costs £65 - £210.

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It takes approximately 9h 23m 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, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso is to train which takes 9h 23m and costs £65 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £65 and takes 9h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Wick Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso bus services, operated by Aarons of Wick, 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: 9h 23m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso via Govan, Festival Park, Glasgow, Renfield Street, Glasgow Queen Street, and Inverness in around 9h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso via Govan, Festival Park, Glasgow, Renfield Street, Buchanan Bus Station, and Inverness, Bus Station in around 9h 38m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £480
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Benbecula, Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£35 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £500
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £480
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £250
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £270
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £950
Flights from Glasgow to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £500
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £600
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £370
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £370
Flights from Aberdeen to Wick
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£260 - £700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £300
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
3h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
Train from Inverness to Thurso
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £95
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £95
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
Train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £25
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £100
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £13
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£8 - £13
1st Class
£14 - £20
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Stirling to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £44
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Seat
£40 - £44
Sleeper Berth Club Solo
£180 - £210
Sleeper Berth Classic
£80 - £110
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
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£26 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
Aarons of Wick
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Thurso, Bank of Scotland
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Thurso, Bank of Scotland
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £25
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Thurso, Sir George's Street Church
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £26
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
First Scotland East
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Street to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
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
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
John O'Groats Ferries

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso is 279 miles. It takes approximately 5h 18m 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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There are 79+ hotels available in Thurso. Prices start at £75 per night.

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