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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Gairloch by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Gairloch, The Sheiling 700

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Bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Gairloch, Melvaig Rd End 700

Train, bus via Perth  •  7 h 16 min

  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 Gairloch, Melvaig Rd End 700

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  8 h 36 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, Bus Station to Gairloch, The Sheiling 700

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Gairloch 238.2 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Gairloch is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Gairloch is to drive which costs £35 - £60 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Gairloch. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Gairloch, Melvaig Rd End via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Gairloch is 140 miles. The road distance is 238.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Gairloch without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Glasgow to Gairloch, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow to Gairloch bus services, operated by Westerbus, arrive at Gairloch, Melvaig Rd End station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Gairloch is 238 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Glasgow to Gairloch.

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There are 68+ hotels available in Gairloch. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Gairloch.
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  • Distance: 140.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Gairloch via Inverness, Bus Station in around 6 h 31 min.

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 13 min
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
56 min
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
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
LNER
Bus operators
Westerbus
Phone
01445 712255
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Gairloch, The Sheiling
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
traveline.info
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Gairloch, Melvaig Rd End
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
traveline.info
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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