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There are 6 ways to get from Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Prestwick Airport Stop 2 4 / ...

£5 - £9

Cheapest option

Bus via Glasgow, West Regent Lane  •  46 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Prestwick Airport Stop 2 X77

£5 - £8

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport

£8 - £24

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport 32.7 miles

£65 - £85

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport 32.7 miles

£5 - £8

Towncar  •  37 min

  1. Take a town car from Buchanan bus Station to Glasgow/Prestwick Airport 32.9 miles

£30 - £120

Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport by bus

The bus journey time between Buchanan bus Station and Prestwick Airport is around 1h 8m and covers a distance of around 32 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 44 min. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, the Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Prestwick Airport Stop 2. Typically 381 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 8m
Fastest bus time:
44 min
Bus distance:
32 miles
Buses per week:
381
Cheapest price:
£5
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:15
Last bus departs at:
23:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport bus schedules

Buses departing Thursday, July 29, 2021

Buchanan bus Station → Prestwick Airport
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 36 min.

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The fastest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £65 - £85 and takes 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Prestwick Airport Stop 2. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Prestwick Intl Airport. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Buchanan bus Station and Prestwick Airport is 29 miles. The road distance is 32.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport without a car is to bus which takes 44 min and costs £5 - £9.

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The bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Prestwick Airport Stop 2 takes 44 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport is to bus which takes 44 min and costs £5 - £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £8 - £24 and takes 1h 2m.

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  • Distance: 28.5 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Prestwick Airport Stop 2 every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £9 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £8 - £24 and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Prestwick Airport Stop 2
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Prestwick Airport Stop 2
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
£65 - £85
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Buchanan bus Station to Glasgow/Prestwick Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Prestwick Airport Stop 2 station.

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Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Prestwick Intl Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport is 33 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Buchanan bus Station to Prestwick Airport.

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