Travel within United Kingdom is: Partially open. See details.

Need a hotel room in Dumbarton?

Book now

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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 914 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 914 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumbarton, Barloan Toll 914 / ...

£4 - £7

Cheapest option

Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Dumbarton Central

£3 - £10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton 14.5 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton 14.5 miles

£2 - £4

Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton by bus

The bus journey time between Buchanan bus Station and Dumbarton is around 40 min and covers a distance of around 14 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 36 min. Operated by Scottish Citylink, the Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Dumbarton, Barloan Toll. Typically 91 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
40 min
Fastest bus time:
36 min
Bus distance:
14 miles
Buses per week:
91
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:15
Last bus departs at:
18:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton bus schedules

Buchanan bus Station → Dumbarton
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in United Kingdom

1m

Regional advice

Regional advice

Travel within United Kingdom

Nationwide control measures in place

COVID-19 help in United Kingdom

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 111

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within United Kingdom.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dumbarton is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dumbarton is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Dumbarton is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 24 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 24 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Dumbarton, Barloan Toll. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level and arriving at Dumbarton Central. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

More details

The distance between Buchanan bus Station and Dumbarton is 14 miles. The road distance is 14.5 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton without a car is to line 914 bus which takes 40 min and costs £4 - £7.

More details

The line 914 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumbarton, Barloan Toll takes 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

More details

Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level station.

More details

The best way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton is to line 914 bus which takes 40 min and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £3 - £10 and takes 45 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

What companies run services between Buchanan bus Station, Scotland and Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumbarton, Barloan Toll hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £7 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Dumbarton Central every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £10 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Dumbarton Central
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £10
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£7 - £10
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumbarton, Barloan Toll
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
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

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Dumbarton, Barloan Toll station.

More details

Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Dumbarton Central station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton is 14 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Buchanan bus Station to Dumbarton.

Get driving directions

There are 306+ hotels available in Dumbarton. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details