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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway 916 / ...

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Train, bus  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Spean Bridge
  2. Take the bus from Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent to Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway 915 / ...

Train  •  7h 59m

  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 Kyle of Lochalsh

Drive  •  3h 38m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh 175.7 miles

Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh by bus

The bus journey time between Glasgow and Kyle of Lochalsh is around 5h 37m and covers a distance of around 177 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 5h 14m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, the Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway. Typically 21 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
5h 37m
Fastest bus time:
5h 14m
Bus distance:
177 miles
Buses per week:
21
Cheapest price:
£30
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:45
Last bus departs at:
15:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh bus schedules

Glasgow → Kyle of Lochalsh
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 3h 38m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh is to drive. Taking this option will cost £27 - £40 and takes 3h 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Kyle of Lochalsh via Perth and Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 59m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Kyle of Lochalsh is 113 miles. The road distance is 175.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh without a car is to bus which takes 5h 14m and costs £30 - £45.

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The bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway takes 5h 14m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh 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 Kyle of Lochalsh is to bus which takes 5h 14m and costs £30 - £45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £40 - £200 and takes 7h 59m.

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  • Distance: 113.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway 3 times a day. Tickets cost £30 - £45 and the journey takes 5h 14m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh via Perth and Inverness in around 7h 59m.

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 Spean Bridge
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£23 - £70
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£50 - £70
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
Train from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £50
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
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 Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Spean Bridge, Spean Crescent to Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Kyle of Lochalsh, Harbour Slipway station.

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Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Kyle of Lochalsh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh is 176 miles. It takes approximately 3h 38m to drive from Glasgow to Kyle of Lochalsh.

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