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There are 7 ways to get from Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the train from Kirkhill to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley St James

£4 - £10

6 alternative options

Train, line 38 bus, line 757 bus  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the train from Cambuslang to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Paisley, Abbey Close 38 / ...
  3. Take the line 757 bus from Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building 757

£7 - £10

Train, line 26 bus  •  1h 39m

  1. Take the train from Kirkhill to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the line 26 bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Gallowhill, Trident House 26

£5 - £9

Train, line 757 bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the train from Cambuslang to Clydebank
  2. Take the line 757 bus from Clydebank, Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building 757

£6 - £11

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 14 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 14 miles

£2 - £4

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport 14 miles

£30 - £120

Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by train

The train journey time between Cambuslang and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is around 1h 12m and covers a distance of around 16 miles. The fastest train normally takes 44 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train service departs from Kirkhill and arrives in Paisley St James. Typically 206 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 12m
Fastest train time:
44 min
Trains per week:
206
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:29
Last train departs at:
23:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train schedules

Cambuslang → Glasgow Airport (GLA)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The fastest way to get from Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £30 - £40 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA). However, there are services departing from Kirkhill and arriving at Paisley St James via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 8m.

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The distance between Cambuslang and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 11 miles. The road distance is 14 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA) without a car is to train which takes 1h 8m and costs £4 - £10.

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It takes approximately 1h 8m to get from Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA), including transfers.

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Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Kirkhill station.

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Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Paisley St James station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 14 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA).

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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 8m

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

You can take a train from Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA) via Glasgow Central in around 1h 8m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kirkhill to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley St James
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Cambuslang to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£2 - £3
Train from Cambuslang to Clydebank
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Paisley, Abbey Close
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Gallowhill, Trident House
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Clydebank, Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Kelvin Kabs
Phone
+44 1355 241 212
Website
kelvinkabs.com
EKCO Taxis
Phone
+44 1355 23 33 33
Website
ekcotaxis.co.uk
East Kilbride Taxis
Phone
+44 1355 222 324
Website
ektaxis.co.uk
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
Hamilton Toa Taxis
Phone
+44 1698 281 144
Cadzow Cars
Phone
+44 1698 891 990
Website
cadzowcars.com
Bridge Cars
Phone
+44 1698 422 288
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cambuslang to Glasgow Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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