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There are 7 ways to get from Glasgow to Applecross by train, bus, night train, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  7h 28m

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

Cheapest option

Train  •  8h 14m

  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 Plockton

$119 - $168

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Bus  •  7h 38m

  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

Train, bus via Perth  •  8h 26m

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

Bus, night train  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station X36 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Stirling to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Applecross, Post Office 704

Drive  •  4h 11m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Applecross 206.9 miles

$40 - $65

Uber  •  4h 11m

  1. Take an Uber from Glasgow to Applecross 206.9 miles

$290 - $400

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

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

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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 7h 38m.

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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 and bus which takes 7h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 28m 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 bus which takes 7h 38m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £90 - £130 and takes 8h 14m.

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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 4h 11m to drive from Glasgow to Applecross.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Applecross.
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  • Distance: 124.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 28m

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Applecross via Inverness, Bus Station in around 7h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Applecross via Perth, Inverness, and Plockton in around 8h 14m.

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 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
57m
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
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Inverness to Plockton
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $25
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Stirling to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Lochcarron Garage
Phone
+44 1520 722205
Website
lochcarrongarage.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Applecross, Post Office
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
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
3h 23m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Stirling, Scotland
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Glasgow to Applecross
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$290 - $400
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$290 - $400
UberX
$290 - $400
UberXL
$440 - $600
Exec
$500 - $750

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