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There are 7 ways to get from Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station Stance 3
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

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Train, bus

  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 Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

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Train

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

Train via Perth

  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 Dunrobin Castle

Bus, night train, train

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Thomas Graham Building to Stirling, Bus Station
  2. Take the night train from Stirling to Inverness
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle

Fly, bus

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Inverness (INV)
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station

Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle by bus and walk

The journey time between Glasgow and Dunrobin Castle is around 5h 49m and covers a distance of around 225 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 50 min. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 3m. Operated by Scottish Citylink and Stagecoach Highlands, the Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Dunrobin Castle. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 58m
Layover time:
50 min
Total time:
5h 49m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 3m
Journey distance:
225 miles
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
£40
Carbon emissions:
44 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
09:10
Last service departs at:
13:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Dunrobin Castle station. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Golspie, Dunrobin Station via Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Dunrobin Castle via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 39m.

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It is 148 miles from Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle. It is approximately 211.8 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle without a car is to bus which takes 6h 11m and costs £40 - £60.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle is to bus which takes 6h 11m and costs £40 - £60. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £55 - £170 and takes 6h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle.
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  • Distance: 147.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 11m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Dunrobin Castle, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle via Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 and Golspie, Dunrobin Station in around 6h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle via Inverness and Dunrobin Castle in around 6h 39m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £370
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £350
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £310
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £370
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £350
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 Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
Train from Inverness to Dunrobin Castle
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £110
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 Stance 3
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station Stance 2 to Golspie, Dunrobin Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Inverness Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 30m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Golspie, Dunrobin Station.

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Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Dunrobin Castle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle is 212 miles. It takes approximately 3h 58m to drive from Glasgow to Dunrobin Castle.

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British Airways, Loganair and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Inverness Airport.

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