There are 7 ways to get from Glasgow to Dornoch by train, bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road) X99

$65 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road) X99

$49 - $61

5 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 37 min

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

$68 - $83

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  7 h 5 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, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road) X99

$57 - $73

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dornoch 210 miles

$45 - $65

Fly Glasgow to Inverness, bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Inverness (INV) GLA - INV
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road)

$127 - $267

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Wick, bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Wick (WIC) EDI - WIC
  3. Take the bus from Wick, Town Hall (Bridge) to Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road)

$119 - $387

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Dornoch is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Dornoch is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Dornoch station. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road) via Inverness, Marks and Spencer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Dornoch is 140 miles. The road distance is 210 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Dornoch without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 22 min and costs £45 - £60.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Glasgow to Dornoch, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Dornoch is to bus which takes 5 h 33 min and costs £35 - £50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £65 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Dornoch.
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  • Distance: 140.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Dornoch via Inverness, Bus Station and Inverness, Marks and Spencer in around 5 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Dornoch via Inverness, Tain, and Tain, Post Office in around 6 h 37 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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 London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Wick
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 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
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Inverness to Tain
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $15
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wick, Town Hall (Bridge) to Dornoch, Cathedral Square (Station Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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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