Duration 58 min
Distance 26.5 miles
Average price £14
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Greenock and Rutherglen takes 58 min and the fastest train takes 45 min. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Greenock 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. Greenock West
  2. Rutherglen
1h 1m
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£7 - £17

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Want to know about travelling from Greenock to Rutherglen? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Greenock to Rutherglen. However, there are services departing from Greenock West and arriving at Rutherglen via Glasgow Central Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 1m.

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The distance between Greenock and Rutherglen is 23 miles. The road distance is 26.5 miles.

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

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Greenock to Rutherglen train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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There are 1085+ hotels available in Rutherglen. Prices start at £57 per night.

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What companies run services between Greenock and Rutherglen?

ScotRail operates a train from Greenock to Rutherglen every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £15 and the journey takes 45 min.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
45 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £15

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