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Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street by train

It takes an average of 3h 23m to travel from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street by train, over a distance of around 112 miles (180 km). There are normally 8 trains per day travelling from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street and tickets for this journey start from £8.70 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 16m
PriceFrom £8.70
Distance112 miles (180 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
First train07:45
Last train20:17
Departure stationInverness
Arrival stationGlasgow Queen Street
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsScotRail

Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street train times

Check out the next trains departing from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street for Wednesday 16th June 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
10:46 On timeinverness14:19 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets3h 33m, 1 change
12:49 On timeinverness16:19 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets3h 30m, 1 change
14:50 On timeinverness18:11 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets3h 21m, direct
17:27 On timeinverness20:45 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets3h 18m, direct
18:50 On timeinverness22:22 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets3h 32m, 1 change
20:15 On timeinverness23:58 On timeglasgow queen streetPlat. 3 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets3h 43m, direct
05:36 inverness09:51 glasgow queen streetPlat. 2 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets4h 15m, 1 change
06:48 inverness10:13 glasgow queen streetPlat. 2 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets3h 25m, 1 change
07:55 inverness11:28 glasgow queen streetPlat. 1 estimatedlondon north eastern railway PeakGet tickets3h 33m, 1 change
08:45 inverness12:08 glasgow queen streetPlat. 4 estimatedscotrail PeakGet tickets3h 23m, direct

About the train journey from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street

If you want to travel from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street by train, you've come to the right place.

The train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street usually takes around 3h 23m to travel 112 miles (180 km). You can expect to find 8 trains running on this popular route per day. Once you're on board, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes along the way. The fastest ScotRail train on this route takes just 3h 16m, during which you can enjoy free WiFi, power sockets, an at-seat catering service and more.

To snap up the cheapest fares, book an Off-Peak time – tickets are usually cheaper when you travel Off-Peak compared to taking the train at Peak times. If you want to save even more, get a Railcard – you’ll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.

Want to book your train tickets from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to know if trains are running, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street take?

The average journey time by train between Inverness and Glasgow Queen Street is 3 hours and 23 minutes, with around 8 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Inverness and Glasgow Queen Street by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street is 3 hours and 16 minutes.

How much does the train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street cost?

Train ticket prices from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street can start from as little as £8.70 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street without having to change trains. There are 8 direct trains from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street leave?

The first train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street leaves at 07:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street leave?

The last train from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street leaves at 20:17. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Inverness and Glasgow Queen Street by train?

Trains travelling from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street cover a distance of around 112 miles (180 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Glasgow Queen Street to Inverness.

Cheap train tickets from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street

Train tickets from Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street start at £8.70 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Inverness to Glasgow Queen Street is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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