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

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Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan South Beach

$10 - $13

3 alternative options

Bus, line 11 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) X76 / ...
  2. Take the line 11 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ardrossan, Park Road 11

$15

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Buchanan bus Station to Ardrossan 33 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Buchanan bus Station to Ardrossan 33 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Ardrossan is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Ardrossan is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buchanan bus Station station to Ardrossan. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Ardrossan, Park Road via Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Ardrossan South Beach. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Buchanan bus Station and Ardrossan is 27 miles. The road distance is 33 miles.

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The best way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Ardrossan without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs £7 - £10.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan South Beach takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Buchanan bus Station to Ardrossan bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Buchanan bus Station to Ardrossan train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Ardrossan is to train which takes 48 min and costs £7 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus and line 11 bus, which costs £12 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Buchanan bus Station to Ardrossan bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Ardrossan, Park Road station.

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Buchanan bus Station to Ardrossan train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Ardrossan South Beach station.

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Map of how to get from Buchanan bus Station to Ardrossan.
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  • Distance: 26.6 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Buchanan bus Station, Scotland and Ardrossan, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Buchanan bus Station to Ardrossan hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buchanan bus Station to Ardrossan via Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) in around 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan South Beach
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) to Ardrossan, Park Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Buchanan bus Station to Ardrossan
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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