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There are 7 ways to get from Glasgow to Wick by bus, train, night train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station M10
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Town Hall X99

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Train, bus  •  8h 17m

  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 Wick, Town Hall X99

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Train  •  8h 35m

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

Train via Perth  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Perth
  2. Take the train from Perth to Inverness
  3. Take the train from Inverness to Wick

Train, night train, bus  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
  2. Take the night train from Stirling to Inverness
  3. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Town Hall X99

Drive  •  5h 8m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Wick 262.2 miles

Fly, bus  •  9h 44m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Inverness (INV) GLA - INV
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Town Hall

Glasgow to Wick by bus

The bus journey time between Glasgow and Wick is around 7h 21m and covers a distance of around 277 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 50 min. The fastest bus normally takes 6h 34m. Operated by Scottish Citylink and Stagecoach Highlands, the Glasgow to Wick bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Wick, Town Hall. Typically 12 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
6h 31m
Layover time:
50 min
Total time:
7h 21m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
6h 34m
Bus distance:
277 miles
Buses per week:
12
Cheapest price:
£47
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:10
Last bus departs at:
13:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Wick bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Wick is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 5h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Wick is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 5h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Wick. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Wick, Town Hall via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Wick. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Wick via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 35m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Wick is 184 miles. The road distance is 262.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Wick without a car is to bus which takes 7h 29m and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 7h 29m to get from Glasgow to Wick, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Wick bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Wick train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Wick is to bus which takes 7h 29m and costs £45 - £70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £70 - £230 and takes 8h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Wick.
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  • Distance: 184.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 29m

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Wick via Inverness, Bus Station in around 7h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Wick via Inverness in around 8h 35m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £370
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £340
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £370
Flights from Glasgow to Inverness via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £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 Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £120
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
Train from Inverness to Wick
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£85 - £110
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Perth to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £110
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£70 - £110
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
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach Highlands
Phone
01856878014
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Wick, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£16 - £24
Website
Stagecoach Highlands

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There is no direct flight from Glasgow Airport to Inverness Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 30m and has one stopover.

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Glasgow to Wick bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, arrive at Wick, Town Hall station.

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Glasgow to Wick train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Wick station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Wick is 262 miles. It takes approximately 5h 8m to drive from Glasgow to Wick.

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

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