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

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Train via Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument)  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness

$58 - $70

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Bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10

$42 - $55

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Train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Nairn

$65 - $90

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride X27 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90

$50 - $66

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Nairn 172.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Inverness (INV) GLA - INV

$114 - $254

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Nairn is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Nairn is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Nairn station. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Nairn, Bus Station (Bus Shelter) via Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Nairn. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Nairn is 120 miles. The road distance is 172.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Nairn without a car is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs £40 - £55.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Glasgow to Nairn, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Nairn is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs £40 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 4 h 13 min, you could also fly, which costs £85 - £200 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Nairn.
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  • Distance: 120.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Nairn every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 12 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow to Nairn every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 23 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
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
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Nairn
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $90
Bus operators
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
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Inverness Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to Nairn bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Nairn is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to drive from Glasgow to Nairn.

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British Airways, Flybe, easyJet and Loganair offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Inverness Airport.

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There are 522+ hotels available in Nairn. Prices start at $97 USD 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 £7.

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