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There are 4 ways to get from Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the train from Coatbridge Sunnyside to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour

£10 - £26

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ardrossan, Dock road X36

£7 - £13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour 44.1 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour 44.1 miles

£6 - £10

Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour by train and walk

The journey time between Coatbridge and Ardrossan Harbour is around 1h 17m and covers a distance of around 41 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 11m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour service departs from Coatbridge Sunnyside and arrives in Ardrossan Harbour. Typically 95 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 17m
Fastest journey time:
1h 11m
Journey distance:
41 miles
Services per week:
95
Cheapest price:
£10
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:38
Last service departs at:
19:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour train and walk schedules

Departing Thursday, August 5, 2021

Coatbridge → Ardrossan Harbour
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The most affordable way to get from Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour is to drive, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour. However, there are services departing from Coatbridge Sunnyside and arriving at Ardrossan Harbour via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 10m.

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The distance between Coatbridge and Ardrossan Harbour is 35 miles. The road distance is 44.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour without a car is to train which takes 2h 10m and costs £9 - £26.

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It takes approximately 2h 10m to get from Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour, including transfers.

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Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Coatbridge Sunnyside station.

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The best way to get from Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour is to train which takes 2h 10m and costs £9 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £13 and takes 2h 53m.

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Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Ardrossan Harbour station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour is 44 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour.

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Map of how to get from Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour.
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  • Distance: 34.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 10m

What companies run services between Coatbridge, Scotland and Ardrossan Harbour, Scotland?

You can take a train from Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level and Glasgow Central in around 2h 10m. Alternatively, Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ardrossan, Dock road every 2 hours. Tickets cost £4 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 19m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Coatbridge Sunnyside to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £6
Train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ardrossan, Dock road
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Coatbridge to Ardrossan Harbour
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
Diamond Cabs
Phone
+44 1236 602 222
Airdrie Taxis
Phone
+44 1236 761 144

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