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There are 4 ways to get from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central

£7 - £20

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Bus  •  1h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Ardrossan, Hill Street to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane X36

£4 - £7

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Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station 33.3 miles

£70 - £85

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station 33.3 miles

£5 - £8

Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station by train

The train journey time between Ardrossan Harbour and Glasgow Central Station is around 46 min and covers a distance of around 32 miles. The fastest train normally takes 42 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station train service departs from Ardrossan Harbour and arrives in Glasgow Central. Typically 95 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
46 min
Fastest train time:
42 min
Train distance:
32 miles
Trains per week:
95
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:32
Last train departs at:
20:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station train schedules

Ardrossan Harbour → Glasgow Central Station
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The cheapest way to get from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station is to bus which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs £70 - £85.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ardrossan, Hill Street and arriving at Glasgow, Waterloo Lane. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ardrossan Harbour and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Ardrossan Harbour and Glasgow Central Station is 27 miles. The road distance is 33.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs £7 - £20.

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The train from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central takes 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Ardrossan, Hill Street station.

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Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Ardrossan Harbour station.

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The best way to get from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station is to train which takes 45 min and costs £7 - £20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station.
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  • Distance: 26.8 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Ardrossan Harbour, Scotland and Glasgow Central Station, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central hourly. Tickets cost £7 - £20 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Ardrossan, Hill Street to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 11m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ardrossan, Hill Street to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
£70 - £85
Mainland Taxis
Phone
+44 1294 463 556
Website
mainland-taxis.co.uk

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Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Glasgow, Waterloo Lane station.

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Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station is 33 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Ardrossan Harbour to Glasgow Central Station.

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