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

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Train, bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School 61

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Fly, ferry  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Stornoway (SYY) GLA - SYY
  2. Take the ferry from Stornoway Lewis Ferry Terminal to Ullapool Ferry Terminal

$98 - $282

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School 61

Train, bus via Perth  •  6 h 29 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, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School 61

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  7 h 50 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, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School 61

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Ullapool 225 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Ullapool is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Ullapool is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Ullapool. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Ullapool, High School via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Ullapool is 145 miles. The road distance is 225 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Ullapool without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Glasgow to Ullapool, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Stornoway Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Glasgow to Ullapool bus services, operated by D + E Coaches, arrive at Ullapool, High School station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Ullapool is 225 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Glasgow to Ullapool.

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  • Distance: 145.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Ullapool via Inverness, Bus Station in around 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Flights from Glasgow to Stornoway via Benbecula
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
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 16 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 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$29 - $45
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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Loganair offers flights from Glasgow Airport to Stornoway Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Ullapool. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 18 min and costs £7.

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