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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Fochabers by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Huntly

£40 - £130

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Bus via Aberdeen  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station M9
  2. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Fochabers, The Square 10 / ...

Bus  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fochabers, The Square 10 / ...

Drive  •  3h 25m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Fochabers 175.3 miles

£26 - £40

Glasgow to Fochabers by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Fochabers is around 4h 48m and covers a distance of around 213 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 38m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Stagecoach Bluebird, the Glasgow to Fochabers service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in Fochabers, The Square. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 48m
Fastest journey time:
4h 38m
Journey distance:
213 miles
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
14:39
Last service departs at:
14:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Fochabers train, walk and bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Fochabers is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Fochabers is 1 metre.

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The cost-effective way to get from Glasgow to Fochabers is to drive, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Fochabers is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Fochabers. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Fochabers, The Square via Union Square Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 11m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Fochabers is 129 miles. The road distance is 175.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Fochabers without a car is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs £40 - £130.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Glasgow to Fochabers, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Fochabers is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs £40 - £130. Alternatively, you can bus via Aberdeen, which costs and takes 6h 11m.

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Glasgow to Fochabers bus services, operated by Stagecoach Bluebird, arrive at Fochabers, The Square station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Fochabers is 175 miles. It takes approximately 3h 25m to drive from Glasgow to Fochabers.

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  • Distance: 129.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 11m

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street to Huntly 6 times a week. Tickets cost £40 - £130 and the journey takes 3h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Fochabers via Union Square Bus Station in around 6h 11m.

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 Huntly
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £130
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£40 - £60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£95 - £130
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Union Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach Bluebird
Bus from Union Square Bus Station to Fochabers, The Square
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Fochabers, The Square
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly

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