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

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Bus  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Tain, Post Office to Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) X99
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G10

$46 - $61

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Train via Perth  •  5 h 47 min

  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 - $79

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Train  •  5 h 27 min

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

$59 - $82

Bus via Halbeath, Park & Ride  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride M90 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride to Buchanan Bus Station X27 / ...

$59 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Tain to Glasgow 201.8 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Inverness, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 11 min

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

$128 - $271

Bus to Wick, fly to Edinburgh, bus  •  5 h 42 min

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

$121 - $391

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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 5 h 2 min.

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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 5 h 27 min.

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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 5 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min 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 5 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Inverness Airport to Glasgow Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 5 min 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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Map of how to get from Tain to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 135.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

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

You can take a bus from Tain to Glasgow via Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument) and Inverness, Bus Station in around 5 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tain to Glasgow via Inverness in around 5 h 27 min.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Wick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
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 Tain to Inverness
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $18
Train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Train from Inverness to Perth
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 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
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $22
LNER
Bus operators
Stagecoach Highlands
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tain, Post Office to Inverness, Marks and Spencer (Monument)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Tain, Post Office to Wick, Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23
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
$35 - $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 - $45
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 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

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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 3 h 35 min to drive from Tain to Glasgow.

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

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