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There are 9 ways to get from Thurso to Glasgow by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 2 min

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

$88 - $113

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Bus, night train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Bank of Scotland to Inverness, Bus Station X99
  2. Take the night train from Inverness to Stirling

$32 - $50

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Bus  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Thurso, Bank of Scotland to Inverness, Bus Station X99
  2. Take the bus from Inverness, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G10

$30 - $50

Train via Perth  •  8 h 23 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 - $114

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Thurso to Glasgow 277.4 miles

$55 - $90

Fly Wick to Edinburgh, bus  •  4 h 30 min

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

$95 - $356

Train to Inverness, fly to Glasgow  •  7 h 57 min

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

$152 - $302

Bus to Kirkwall, fly to Glasgow  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from John o' Groats, Car Park to Kirkwall, Travel Centre
  2. Fly from Kirkwall (KOI) to Glasgow (GLA) KOI - GLA

$111 - $295

Fly Wick to Aberdeen, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Wick (WIC) to Aberdeen (ABZ) WIC - ABZ
  2. Take the train from Aberdeen to Glasgow Queen Street

$162 - $536

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thurso to Glasgow is to bus which costs £26 - £40 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thurso to Glasgow is to fly and bus which costs £70 - £280 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thurso to Glasgow station. However, there are services departing from Thurso, Bank of Scotland and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Inverness, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Thurso to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Thurso and arriving at Glasgow Queen Street via Inverness. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

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The distance between Thurso and Glasgow is 192 miles. The road distance is 277.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Thurso to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 8 h 2 min and costs £65 - £90.

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

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Thurso to Glasgow bus services, operated by Stagecoach Highlands, depart from Thurso, Bank of Scotland station.

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

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The best way to get from Thurso to Glasgow is to train which takes 8 h 2 min and costs £65 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £40 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Thurso to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 191.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Thurso to Glasgow via Inverness in around 8 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thurso to Glasgow via Inverness, Bus Station in around 8 h 7 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Wick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Kirkwall to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Wick to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $200
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Stornoway
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Kirkwall to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $430
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Wick to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Inverness to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Thurso to Inverness
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
Train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
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
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 - $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 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $55
LNER
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Inverness to Stirling
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
6 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 Thurso, Bank of Scotland to Inverness, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
3 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh Airport, Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
John O'Groats Ferries
Phone
+44 (0)1955 611353
Website
jogferry.co.uk
Bus from John o' Groats, Car Park to Kirkwall, Travel Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
jogferry.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thurso to Glasgow is 277 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to drive from Thurso to Glasgow.

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Loganair offers flights from Wick Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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The best way to get from Thurso to Wick Airport is to bus which takes 53 min and costs .

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