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 / ...

$37 - $45

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Train  •  5 h 57 min

  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 / ...

$40 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Mallaig 145.4 miles

$30 - $45

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station 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 5 h 57 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Mallaig is 100 miles. The road distance is 145.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Mallaig without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 16 min and costs .

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

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

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Glasgow to Mallaig train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Mallaig is to bus which takes 5 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 57 min.

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Glasgow to Mallaig bus services, operated by Shiel Buses, arrive at Mallaig, Ferry Terminal station.

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Glasgow to Mallaig train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Mallaig station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Mallaig.
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  • Distance: 99.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

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 5 h 57 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 Crianlarich
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Train from Crianlarich to Mallaig
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
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
$24 - $35
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$24 - $35
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Shiel Buses
Website
shielbuses.co.uk
Bus from Fort William Bus Station to Mallaig, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Website
shielbuses.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Mallaig is 145 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Glasgow to Mallaig.

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