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There are 5 ways to get from Buchanan Street to Barrhead by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Barrhead

£2 - £5

4 alternative options

Line 3 bus via Glasgow, Howard Street  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Glasgow, Howard Street to Barrhead, Arthurlie Gardens 103 / ...

£3 - £4

Line 3 bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Glasgow, St Vincent Street to Barrhead, Arthurlie Parish Church 3

£3 - £4

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Buchanan Street to Barrhead 8.4 miles

£20 - £25

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Buchanan Street to Barrhead 8.4 miles

£1 - £2

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The cheapest way to get from Buchanan Street to Barrhead is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buchanan Street to Barrhead is to taxi which costs £20 - £25 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, Howard Street and arriving at Barrhead, Arthurlie Gardens. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Barrhead. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between Buchanan Street and Barrhead is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Buchanan Street to Barrhead without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £5.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Barrhead takes 21 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Buchanan Street to Barrhead bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Glasgow, Howard Street station.

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Buchanan Street to Barrhead train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Buchanan Street to Barrhead is to train which takes 25 min and costs £2 - £5. Alternatively, you can line 3 bus via Glasgow, Howard Street, which costs £3 - £4 and takes 43 min.

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  • Distance: 6.9 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Buchanan Street, Scotland and Barrhead, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Central to Barrhead every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £5 and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Glasgow, Howard Street to Barrhead, Arthurlie Gardens hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £4 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Barrhead
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Howard Street to Barrhead, Arthurlie Gardens
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Glasgow, St Vincent Street to Barrhead, Arthurlie Parish Church
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from Buchanan Street to Barrhead
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Southside Radio Cars
Phone
+44 141 883 3333
Website
southsideradiocars.co.uk
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
Cross Cabs
Phone
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Caledonian Cabs
Phone
+44 7467 133 388
Website
caledoniancabs.co.uk

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Buchanan Street to Barrhead bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Barrhead, Arthurlie Gardens station.

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Buchanan Street to Barrhead train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Barrhead station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buchanan Street to Barrhead is 8 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Buchanan Street to Barrhead.

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