There are 4 ways to get from Castle Douglas to Glasgow by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool to Dumfries, Railway Station 503 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dumfries to Glasgow Central

£21 - £60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool to Dumfries, Railway Station 503 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Buchanan Bus Station X74

£15 - £27

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 41m

  1. Drive from Castle Douglas to Glasgow 84.6 miles

£14 - £22

Uber  •  1h 41m

  1. Take an Uber from Castle Douglas to Glasgow 84.6 miles

£90 - £130

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The cheapest way to get from Castle Douglas to Glasgow is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Castle Douglas to Glasgow is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Castle Douglas to Glasgow station. However, there are services departing from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via Dumfries, DG One A and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 38m.

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The distance between Castle Douglas and Glasgow is 66 miles. The road distance is 84.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Castle Douglas to Glasgow without a car is to bus and train which takes 3h 46m and costs £21 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Castle Douglas to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Castle Douglas to Glasgow bus services, operated by Houstons Minicoaches, depart from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool station.

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Castle Douglas to Glasgow bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Castle Douglas to Glasgow is 85 miles. It takes approximately 1h 41m to drive from Castle Douglas to Glasgow.

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  • Distance: 65.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 46m

What companies run services between Castle Douglas, Scotland and Glasgow, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Castle Douglas to Glasgow via Dumfries, Railway Station, Dumfries, DG One A, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 4h 38m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumfries to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Bus operators
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool to Dumfries, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Houstons MinicoachesHoustons Minicoaches
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool to Dumfries, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
DGC Buses
Phone
contact@dumgal.gov.uk
Email
030 33 33 3000
Website
dumgal.gov.uk
Bus from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool to Dumfries, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
DGC Buses
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Castle Douglas to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£90 - £130
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uber.com
Assist
£90 - £130
UberX
£90 - £130
UberXL
£140 - £190
Exec
£170 - £230

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