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

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Bus  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Tain, Post Office to Inverness, Bus Station X98 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G10

$38 - $61

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Train  •  5h 29m

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

$59 - $77

Train via Perth  •  5h 42m

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

$46 - $78

Bus, night train  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Tain, Post Office to Inverness, Bus Station X98 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Inverness to Stirling
  3. Take the bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station X36 / ...

$39 - $63

Drive  •  3h 35m

  1. Drive from Tain to Glasgow 201.8 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Inverness, fly to Glasgow  •  5h 24m

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

$127 - $273

Bus to Wick, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Tain, Post Office to Wick, Hill Avenue
  2. Fly from Wick (WIC) to Edinburgh (EDI) WIC - EDI
  3. Take the bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station

$104 - $376

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The cheapest way to get from Tain to Glasgow is to bus which costs £29 - £50 and takes 5h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Tain to Glasgow is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tain to Glasgow station. However, there are services departing from Tain, Post Office and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tain to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Tain and arriving at Glasgow Queen Street via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 29m.

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The distance between Tain and Glasgow is 135 miles. The road distance is 201.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Tain to Glasgow without a car is to bus which takes 5h 29m and costs £29 - £50.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Tain to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Tain to Glasgow bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Tain, Post Office station.

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Tain to Glasgow train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Tain station.

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The best way to get from Tain to Glasgow is to bus which takes 5h 29m and costs £29 - £50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £45 - £60 and takes 5h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Tain to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 135.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 29m

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

You can take a bus from Tain to Glasgow via Inverness, Bus Station in around 5h 29m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tain to Glasgow via Inverness in around 5h 29m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Wick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Tain to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $60
Train from Inverness to Perth
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
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
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $21
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to Stirling
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$27 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tain, Post Office to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
Bus from Tain, Post Office to Wick, Hill Avenue
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Website
Stagecoach Highlands
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
3h 24m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stirling, Scotland to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Inverness Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 5m and has one stopover.

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

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Tain to Glasgow train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Glasgow Queen Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tain to Glasgow is 202 miles. It takes approximately 3h 35m to drive from Tain to Glasgow.

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

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