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

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Bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal 502 / ...

$31 - $43

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
  2. Take the train from Crianlarich to Mallaig

$44 - $56

Night train, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Fort William
  2. Take the bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal 502 / ...

$33 - $47

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Mallaig 145.4 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Mallaig is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Mallaig is to drive which takes 3 h 1 min and costs £23 - £35.

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The distance between Glasgow and Mallaig is 159 km. The road distance is 233 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Glasgow to Mallaig, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Mallaig. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Mallaig, Ferry Terminal via Fort William Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Mallaig. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Mallaig via Crianlarich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Mallaig via Fort William, Bus Station and Fort William Bus Station in around 5 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Mallaig via Crianlarich in around 6 h.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
Train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $35
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Fort William
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$195
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Fort William, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com

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