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There are 3 ways to get from Castle Douglas to Glasgow by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool to Dumfries, Railway Station 500 / ...
  2. Take the train from Dumfries to Glasgow Central

£20 - £59

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Bus  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool to Dumfries, Loreburne Centre 501 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Buchanan Bus Station X74

£12 - £17

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Drive  •  1h 39m

  1. Drive from Castle Douglas to Glasgow 84.3 miles

£12 - £19

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The cheapest way to get from Castle Douglas to Glasgow is to bus which costs £11 - £18 and takes 4h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Castle Douglas to Glasgow is to drive. Taking this option will cost £12 - £19 and takes 1h 39m.

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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, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 15m.

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The distance between Castle Douglas and Glasgow is 66 miles. The road distance is 84.3 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 21m and costs £20 - £60.

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It takes approximately 3h 21m to get from Castle Douglas to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Castle Douglas to Glasgow bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, 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 84 miles. It takes approximately 1h 39m to drive from Castle Douglas to Glasgow.

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Map of how to get from Castle Douglas to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 65.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 21m

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

You can take a bus from Castle Douglas to Glasgow via Dumfries, Loreburne Centre and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 4h 15m.

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 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Bus operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool to Dumfries, Loreburne Centre
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
McCalls Coaches
Phone
07525 834423
Email
enquiries@mccallscoaches.com
Website
mccallscoaches.com
Bus from Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool to Dumfries, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
McCalls Coaches
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
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
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Houstons MinicoachesHoustons Minicoaches

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