Duration 34 min
Distance 15.1 miles
Average price £7
Frequency 3/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Johnstone and Rutherglen takes 34 min and the fastest train takes 26 min. The train runs at least 3 times per hour from Johnstone 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. Johnstone
  2. Glasgow Central Low Level
  3. Rutherglen
32 min
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£4 - £9

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No, there is no direct train from Johnstone to Rutherglen. However, there are services departing from Johnstone and arriving at Rutherglen via Glasgow Central Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Johnstone and Rutherglen is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.1 miles.

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

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Johnstone 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 Johnstone to Rutherglen via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Central Low Level in around 32 min.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
16 min
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £7

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