Duration 27 min
Distance 6.7 miles
Average price £4
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Cardonald and Rutherglen takes 27 min and the fastest train takes 18 min. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Cardonald to Rutherglen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Cardonald
  2. Glasgow Central Low Level
  3. Rutherglen
24 min
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£2 - £4

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No, there is no direct train from Cardonald to Rutherglen. However, there are services departing from Cardonald and arriving at Rutherglen via Glasgow Central Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between Cardonald and Rutherglen is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.7 miles.

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Cardonald to Rutherglen train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Cardonald station.

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Cardonald to Rutherglen train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Rutherglen station.

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There are 1092+ hotels available in Rutherglen. Prices start at £56 per night.

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You can take a train from Cardonald to Rutherglen via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Central Low Level in around 24 min.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
8 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £3

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