There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness

$59 - $74

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Bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Inverness, Bus Station G10

$39 - $59

3 alternative options

Train via Perth  •  4 h 54 min

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

$42 - $73

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Halbeath, Park & Ride X24
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Inverness, Bus Station M90 / ...

$46 - $62

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness 178.8 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Inverness, Bus Station via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Inverness is 112 miles. The road distance is 178.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness without a car is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 48 min.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Inverness, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness is 179 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness.

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There are 682+ hotels available in Inverness. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness.
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  • Distance: 112.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and Inverness, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness 5 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 12 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Inverness every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 23 min.

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
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 Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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