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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Thurso, Sir George's Street Church X99

$54 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus via Stirling, Scotland  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Stirling, Scotland to Inverness, Scotland National Express
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Thurso, Sir George's Street Church X99

$40 - $61

8 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 27 min

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

$93 - $129

Train via Perth  •  9 h 52 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

$78 - $127

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso 279.2 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Wick  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Wick (WIC) EDI - WIC

$102 - $375

Fly Glasgow to Inverness, train  •  9 h 16 min

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

$160 - $317

Train to Aberdeen, fly to Wick  •  7 h 27 min

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

$173 - $563

Fly Glasgow to Kirkwall, ferry  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Kirkwall (KOI) GLA - KOI
  2. Take the ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal

$138 - $343

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Kirkwall, ferry  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Kirkwall (KOI) EDI - KOI
  3. Take the ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal

$139 - $339

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 (Science Centre), Glasgow, West George Lane, Buchanan Bus Station, and Inverness, Bus Station in around 9 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso via Govan, Festival Park (Science Centre), Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station), Glasgow Queen Street, and Inverness in around 9 h 27 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Glasgow to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Glasgow to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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 Glasgow to Inverness via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Aberdeen to Wick
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
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 - $70
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $70
Train from Inverness to Thurso
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $25
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
$18 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
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 - $55
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Edinburgh Airport, Stance C (Airport)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Thurso, Sir George's Street Church
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$19 - $23
Peak
$23 - $27

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso?

The distance between Glasgow Science Centre and Thurso is 308 km. The road distance is 447 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso?

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso is to bus which costs £28 - £45 and takes 10 h 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso?

The quickest way to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso is to bus and fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs £70 - £270.

Is there a direct bus between Glasgow Science Centre and Thurso?

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso. However, there are services departing from Govan, Festival Park (Science Centre) and arriving at Thurso, Sir George's Street Church via Buchanan Bus Station and Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 18 min.

How long does it take to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso?

It takes approximately 9 h 18 min to get from Glasgow Science Centre to Thurso, including transfers.