There are 9 ways to get from Scrabster to Glasgow by bus, train, car, plane or ferry

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Bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Scrabster, Ferry Terminal to Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) X99
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G10

$68 - $88

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Bus, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Scrabster, Ferry Terminal to Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) X99
  2. Take the train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street

$88 - $103

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Scrabster, Ferry Terminal to Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) X99
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride M90
  3. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Buchanan Bus Station X27 / ...

$82 - $93

Train  •  9 h 52 min

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

$75 - $119

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Scrabster to Glasgow 279.2 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Wick, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Business Park (Bus Stop) to Wick, Hill Avenue (Bus Shelter)
  2. Fly from Wick (WIC) to Edinburgh (EDI) WIC - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

$104 - $374

Ferry to Kirkwall, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Scrabster Ferry Terminal to Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Kirkwall (KOI) to Glasgow (GLA) KOI - GLA

$138 - $335

Bus to Wick, fly to Aberdeen, train  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Business Park (Bus Stop) to Wick, Hill Avenue (Bus Shelter)
  2. Fly from Wick (WIC) to Aberdeen (ABZ) WIC - ABZ
  3. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street

$174 - $559

Train to Inverness, fly to Glasgow  •  9 h

  1. Take the train from Thurso to Inverness
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Glasgow (GLA) INV - GLA

$157 - $312

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scrabster to Glasgow is to drive which costs £45 - £70 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scrabster to Glasgow is to bus and fly which costs £80 - £290 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scrabster to Glasgow station. However, there are services departing from Scrabster, Ferry Terminal and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

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The distance between Scrabster and Glasgow is 193 miles. The road distance is 279.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Scrabster to Glasgow without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 2 min and costs £50 - £70.

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It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to get from Scrabster to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Scrabster to Glasgow bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Scrabster, Ferry Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Scrabster to Glasgow is to bus which takes 8 h 2 min and costs £50 - £70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £55 - £95 and takes 9 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Wick Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Scrabster to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 192.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 2 min

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

You can take a bus from Scrabster to Glasgow via Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) and Inverness, Bus Station in around 8 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Scrabster to Glasgow via Thurso, Bank of Scotland, Thurso, Inverness, and Perth in around 9 h 52 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Wick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
Flights from Kirkwall to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Wick to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $3,300
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $65
Train from Thurso to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Inverness to Perth
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Train from Perth to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $21
Train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
LNER
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Scrabster, Ferry Terminal to Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument)
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$39
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Thurso, Business Park (Bus Stop) to Wick, Hill Avenue (Bus Shelter)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
NorthLink Ferries
Phone
+44 845 600 0449
Email
info@northlinkferries.co.uk
Website
northlinkferries.co.uk
Ferry from Scrabster Ferry Terminal to Stromness Orkney Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
northlinkferries.co.uk
Low
$18 - $22
Peak
$21 - $25

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