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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Redpoint by train, car, bus, plane or ferry

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Train  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Thurso

£98 - £248

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Drive  •  5h 19m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Redpoint 274.9 miles

£40 - £65

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Kirkwall, ferry  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Kirkwall (KOI) EDI - KOI
  3. Take the ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal

£152 - £432

Fly Glasgow to Kirkwall, ferry  •  7h 45m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Kirkwall (KOI) GLA - KOI
  2. Take the ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal

£187 - £376

Fly Glasgow to Inverness, train  •  11h

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Inverness (INV) GLA - INV
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Thurso

£107 - £317

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The most affordable way to get from Glasgow to Redpoint is to drive, which costs £40 - £65 and takes 5h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Redpoint is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 5h 19m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Redpoint is 189 miles. The road distance is 274.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Redpoint without a car is to train which takes 8h 22m and costs £95 - £250.

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It takes approximately 8h 22m to get from Glasgow to Redpoint, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Kirkwall Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Redpoint is 275 miles. It takes approximately 5h 19m to drive from Glasgow to Redpoint.

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Loganair offers flights from Edinburgh Airport to Kirkwall Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Redpoint. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Redpoint.
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  • Distance: 188.5 miles
  • Duration: 8h 22m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Redpoint via Inverness and Thurso in around 8h 22m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Glasgow to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £340
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £390
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Edinburgh to Kirkwall via Lerwick
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £550
Flights from Glasgow to Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £340
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £390
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £350
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £340
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 Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
Train from Inverness to Thurso
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £95
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £95
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink
Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Ferry from Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal to Scrabster Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
NorthLink Ferries
Low
£13 - £17
Peak
£16 - £19

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