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There are 4 ways to get from Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the train from Arrochar & Tarbet to Glasgow Queen Street

£8 - £45

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Bus  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Tarbet, Hotel car park to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...

£8 - £12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station 35.4 miles

£75 - £90

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station 35.4 miles

£5 - £8

Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station by train and walk

The journey time between Arrochar and Tarbet Station and Glasgow Central Station is around 1h 21m and covers a distance of around 40 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 12m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Caledonian Sleeper, the Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station service departs from Arrochar & Tarbet and arrives in Glasgow Central Station. Typically 51 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 21m
Fastest journey time:
1h 12m
Journey distance:
40 miles
Services per week:
51
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:10
Last service departs at:
22:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station train and walk schedules

Arrochar and Tarbet Station → Glasgow Central Station
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The cheapest way to get from Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tarbet, Hotel car park and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Arrochar & Tarbet and arriving at Glasgow Queen Street. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 25m.

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The distance between Arrochar and Tarbet Station and Glasgow Central Station is 30 miles. The road distance is 35.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station without a car is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs £8 - £45.

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The train from Arrochar & Tarbet to Glasgow Queen Street takes 1h 25m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Tarbet, Hotel car park station.

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Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Arrochar & Tarbet station.

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The best way to get from Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs £8 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1h 36m.

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  • Distance: 30 miles
  • Duration: 1h 35m

What companies run services between Arrochar and Tarbet Station, Scotland and Glasgow Central Station, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Arrochar & Tarbet to Glasgow Queen Street every 4 hours. Tickets cost £8 - £25 and the journey takes 1h 25m. Caledonian Sleeper also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Tarbet, Hotel car park to Buchanan Bus Station hourly. Tickets cost £8 - £12 and the journey takes 1h 10m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Arrochar & Tarbet to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £25
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £25
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Tarbet, Hotel car park to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
£75 - £90
Garelochhead Taxis
Phone
+44 1436 810 810
Faslane Taxis
Phone
+44 1436 268 286
Website
faslane-taxis.business.site
Neptune Taxis
Phone
+44 800 677 777
Mike's Taxis
Phone
+44 1389 841 642
Website
helensburghtaxi.co.uk
Kilcreggan Taxis
Phone
+44 7881 401 463
247 Cars
Phone
+44 1838 207 211
Wright's Taxis
Phone
+44 1389 721 020
TOA Taxis Alexandria
Phone
+44 1389 742 121
George's Taxi Service
Phone
+44 7770 365 227
JB Taxis
Phone
+44 1475 330 329
Inverclyde Taxis
Phone
+44 1475 734 563
Website
inverclydetaxis.co.uk
ABC Taxis
Phone
+44 1475 888 888
Website
abc-centraltaxis.com

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Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Glasgow Queen Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station is 35 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Arrochar and Tarbet Station to Glasgow Central Station.

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