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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Grantown-on-Spey by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore

£34 - £97

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Bus  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel M10

£29 - £40

2 alternative options

Bus, night train  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Street to Stirling, Bus Station X10 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Stirling to Aviemore

£48 - £54

Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Grantown-on-Spey 145.8 miles

£22 - £35

Glasgow to Grantown-on-Spey by buses

The bus journey time between Glasgow and Grantown-on-Spey is around 5h 11m and covers a distance of around 157 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 33m. Operated by Scottish Citylink and Stagecoach Highlands, the Glasgow to Grantown-on-Spey bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Grantown-on-Spey, Ritchies Country Wear. Typically 38 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
5h 11m
Fastest bus time:
3h 33m
Buses per week:
38
Cheapest price:
£29
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:30
Last bus departs at:
17:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Grantown-on-Spey bus schedules

Glasgow → Grantown-on-Spey
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Grantown-on-Spey is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Grantown-on-Spey is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Grantown-on-Spey. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Grantown-on-Spey, Ritchies Country Wear via Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Grantown-on-Spey is 105 miles. The road distance is 145.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Grantown-on-Spey without a car is to train which takes 3h 49m and costs £30 - £100.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Glasgow to Grantown-on-Spey, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Grantown-on-Spey bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Grantown-on-Spey is to train which takes 3h 49m and costs £30 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £28 - £45 and takes 4h 7m.

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Glasgow to Grantown-on-Spey bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Grantown-on-Spey is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Glasgow to Grantown-on-Spey.

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  • Distance: 104.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 49m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Grantown-on-Spey, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street to Aviemore 5 times a day. Tickets cost £30 - £95 and the journey takes 2h 32m. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel every 4 hours. Tickets cost £25 - £40 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

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 Aviemore
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £95
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £95
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Aviemore, Cairngorm Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
Scottish Citylink
First Scotland East
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Street to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6

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