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There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow to Lybster by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Lybster, Post Office X99

£52 - £134

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Bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Lybster, Post Office X99

£45 - £63

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Train, bus via Brora  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Brora
  3. Take the bus from Brora, Station Square to Lybster, Post Office X99

£62 - £182

Bus, night train  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Street to Stirling, Bus Station X10
  2. Take the night train from Stirling to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Lybster, Post Office X99

£60 - £70

Drive  •  4h 50m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Lybster 249.2 miles

£35 - £55

Fly, bus  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Inverness (INV) GLA - INV
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Lybster, Post Office

£75 - £244

Glasgow to Lybster by buses

The bus journey time between Glasgow and Lybster is around 7h 7m and covers a distance of around 263 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 6h 40m. Operated by Scottish Citylink and Stagecoach Highlands, the Glasgow to Lybster bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Lybster, Post Office. Typically 12 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
7h 7m
Fastest bus time:
6h 40m
Buses per week:
12
Cheapest price:
£45
Carbon emissions:
52 kg CO2

First and last buses

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Lybster bus schedules

Glasgow → Lybster
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Lybster is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow to Lybster is to drive. Taking this option will cost £35 - £55 and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Lybster. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Lybster, Post Office via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Lybster is 173 miles. The road distance is 249.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Lybster without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 43m and costs £50 - £140.

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It takes approximately 6h 43m to get from Glasgow to Lybster, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Inverness Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to Lybster bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Lybster, Post Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Lybster is 249 miles. It takes approximately 4h 50m to drive from Glasgow to Lybster.

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  • Distance: 173.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 43m

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Lybster via Inverness, Bus Station in around 7h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £210
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £300
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
£65 - £290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £320
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
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
Train from Inverness to Brora
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £27
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £60
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Lybster, Post Office
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Brora, Station Square to Lybster, Post Office
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
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
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
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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British Airways, Loganair, KLM and easyJet offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Inverness Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Lybster. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs £8.

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