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There are 4 ways to get from Coatbridge to Glasgow by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Coatbridge Sunnyside to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level

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Rideshare  •  29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Coatbridge to Glasgow 10 miles

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Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Coatbridge to Glasgow 10.7 miles

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Coatbridge to Glasgow 10.7 miles

Coatbridge to Glasgow by train

The train journey time between Coatbridge and Glasgow is around 20 min and covers a distance of around 9 miles. The fastest train normally takes 15 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Coatbridge to Glasgow train service departs from Coatbridge Sunnyside and arrives in Glasgow Queen Street Low Level. Typically 516 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
20 min
Fastest train time:
15 min
Train distance:
9 miles
Trains per week:
516
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:38
Last train departs at:
23:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Coatbridge to Glasgow train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Coatbridge to Glasgow is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 29 min.

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The fastest way to get from Coatbridge to Glasgow is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £25 - £30 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Coatbridge Sunnyside and arriving at Glasgow Queen Street Low Level. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Coatbridge and Glasgow is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Coatbridge to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs £2 - £6.

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The train from Coatbridge Sunnyside to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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Coatbridge to Glasgow train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Glasgow Queen Street Low Level station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coatbridge to Glasgow is 11 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Coatbridge to Glasgow.

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  • Distance: 9.1 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Coatbridge, Scotland and Glasgow, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Coatbridge Sunnyside to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £6 and the journey takes 22 min.

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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Coatbridge to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£2
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Coatbridge to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£25 - £30
Diamond Cabs
Phone
+44 1236 602 222
Airdrie Taxis
Phone
+44 1236 761 144

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