There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Applecross by train, bus or car

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Train  •  7 h 15 min

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

$136 - $173

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Bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Applecross, Post Office 704

$68 - $80

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Train, bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Applecross, Post Office 704

$84 - $96

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  9 h 10 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, Bus Station to Applecross, Post Office 704

$76 - $92

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Applecross 206.9 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Applecross is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Applecross is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Applecross. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Applecross, Post Office via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 38 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Applecross is 124 miles. The road distance is 206.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Applecross without a car is to train which takes 7 h 15 min and costs £100 - £140.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Glasgow to Applecross, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Applecross bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Applecross is to train which takes 7 h 15 min and costs £100 - £140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £65 and takes 7 h 38 min.

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Glasgow to Applecross bus services, operated by Lochcarron Garage, arrive at Applecross, Post Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Applecross is 207 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Glasgow to Applecross.

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  • Distance: 124.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Applecross, Scotland?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Applecross via Inverness and Plockton in around 7 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Applecross via Inverness, Bus Station in around 7 h 38 min.

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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Inverness to Plockton
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $25
Bus operators
Lochcarron Garage
Phone
+44 1520 722205
Website
lochcarrongarage.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Applecross, Post Office
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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