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There are 6 ways to get from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, line 500 bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bathgate to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow, Cathedral Street to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building 500

$18 - $20

Cheapest option

Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Bathgate to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street

$14 - $19

4 alternative options

Line 29 bus, bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 29 bus from Bathgate, Council Offices to Falkirk, Grahamston Station 29
  2. Take the bus from Falkirk, Weir Street to Buchanan Bus Station X37

$16 - $18

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 37.6 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 37.6 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport 37.6 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA). However, there are services departing from Bathgate, Council Offices and arriving at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building via Falkirk, Weir Street and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between Bathgate and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 31 miles. The road distance is 37.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA) without a car is to train and line 500 bus which takes 1 h 3 min and costs £13 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA), including transfers.

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Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA) bus services, operated by First, depart from Bathgate, Council Offices station.

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The best way to get from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs £10 - £15. Alternatively, you can line 29 bus and bus, which costs £12 - £14 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA) bus services, operated by First, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 38 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA).

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Map of how to get from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA).
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  • Distance: 30.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

What companies run services between Bathgate, Scotland and Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland?

You can take a train from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA) via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level, Glasgow, Cathedral Street, Glasgow, Renfield Street, and Glasgow Central in around 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA) via Falkirk, Grahamston Station, Falkirk, Weir Street, and Buchanan Bus Station in around 2 h 51 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Bathgate to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow, Cathedral Street to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Bus from Bathgate, Council Offices to Falkirk, Grahamston Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Bathgate to Glasgow Airport
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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