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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Armadale, Skye by train, bus, ferry, night train or car

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Train  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
  2. Take the train from Crianlarich to Mallaig

£52 - £130

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Bus, ferry  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal 500
  3. Take the ferry from Mallaig to Armadale Ferry Terminal

£27 - £38

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broadford, Post Office 916 / ...

£37 - £51

Night train, train, ferry  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Fort William
  2. Take the train from Fort William to Mallaig
  3. Take the ferry from Mallaig to Armadale Ferry Terminal

£50 - £177

Drive  •  4h 6m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Armadale, Skye 198 miles

£30 - £45

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Armadale, Skye is to bus and ferry which costs £26 - £40 and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Armadale, Skye is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Armadale, Skye. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Ardvasar, Community Hall via Broadford, Post Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 14m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Armadale, Skye is 105 miles. The road distance is 198 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Armadale, Skye without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 7h 5m and costs £26 - £40.

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It takes approximately 8h 48m to get from Glasgow to Armadale, Skye, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Armadale, Skye bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Armadale, Skye is to train which takes 8h 48m and costs £50 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 7h 14m.

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Glasgow to Armadale, Skye bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Broadford, Post Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Armadale, Skye is 198 miles. It takes approximately 4h 6m to drive from Glasgow to Armadale, Skye.

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  • Distance: 104.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 48m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Armadale, Skye, Highland, Scotland?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Armadale, Skye via Crianlarich and Mallaig in around 8h 48m. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broadford, Post Office 3 times a day. Tickets cost £30 - £50 and the journey takes 5h 41m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£27 - £35
Train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£20 - £65
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £65
Train from Fort William to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £24
West Coast Railways
Phone
+44 1524 732100
Email
bookings@westcoastrailways.net
Website
westcoastrailways.co.uk
Train from Fort William to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£18 - £130
Website
West Coast Railways
Adult
£32
Child
£19
Private Table
£123
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broadford, Post Office
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
Scottish Citylink
Shiel Buses
Phone
01967 431 272
Email
info@shielbuses.co.uk
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Shiel Buses
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