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

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Train, bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Tain, Post Office X99

$63 - $75

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Train, bus via Perth  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Tain, Post Office X99

$46 - $75

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Bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Tain, Post Office X99

$47 - $59

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  6 h 44 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 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Tain, Post Office X99

$55 - $71

Drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Tain 201.5 miles

$40 - $65

Fly, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Inverness (INV) GLA - INV
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Tain, Post Office

$125 - $265

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Tain. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Tain, Post Office via Inverness, Marks and Spencer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Tain is 135 miles. The road distance is 201.5 miles.

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

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

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

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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 Tain bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Tain, Post Office station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Tain is 201 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to drive from Glasgow to Tain.

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

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There are 149+ hotels available in Tain. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Tain.
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  • Distance: 135.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Tain via Inverness, Bus Station and Inverness, Marks and Spencer in around 5 h 16 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, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $24
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
LNER
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Tain, Post Office
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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
$30 - $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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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