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

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Train, bus  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 961 / ...

$64 - $82

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Bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal 961 / ...

$45 - $64

3 alternative options

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  7 h 17 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 (Ullapool High School) 61

$62 - $78

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Ullapool 225 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, ferry  •  6 h 57 min

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

$103 - $287

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Ullapool is to bus which costs £30 - £50 and takes 5 h 43 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, Ferry Terminal via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 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 32 min and costs £45 - £65.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 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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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Ullapool.
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  • Distance: 145.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 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 43 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 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
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
D + E Coaches
Phone
01463 222 444
Email
info@decoaches.co.uk
Website
decoaches.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Marks and Spencer to Ullapool, Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
decoaches.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Ullapool, High School (Ullapool High School)
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
decoaches.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
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne

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