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There are 5 ways to get from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Low Level

£3 - £9

4 alternative options

Train via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level

£3 - £45

Line 914 bus  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the line 914 bus from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...

£4 - £7

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station 15.5 miles

£30 - £45

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station 15.5 miles

£2 - £4

Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station by train

The train journey time between Dumbarton Central and Glasgow Central Station is around 35 min and covers a distance of around 14 miles. The fastest train normally takes 34 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station train service departs from Dumbarton Central and arrives in Glasgow Central Low Level. Typically 29 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
35 min
Fastest train time:
34 min
Train distance:
14 miles
Trains per week:
29
Cheapest price:
£3
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:18
Last train departs at:
22:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station train schedules

Trains departing Sunday, August 1, 2021

Dumbarton Central → Glasgow Central Station
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The cheapest way to get from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 25 min.

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The fastest way to get from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs £30 - £45.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dumbarton Central and arriving at Glasgow Central Low Level. Services depart four times a day, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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The distance between Dumbarton Central and Glasgow Central Station is 14 miles. The road distance is 15.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs £3 - £9.

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The train from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Low Level takes 36 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll station.

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Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Dumbarton Central station.

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The best way to get from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station is to train which takes 36 min and costs £3 - £9. Alternatively, you can line 914 bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station.
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  • Distance: 13.5 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Dumbarton Central, Scotland and Glasgow Central Station, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Low Level 4 times a day. Tickets cost £3 - £9 and the journey takes 36 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll to Buchanan Bus Station hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £7 and the journey takes 42 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Low Level
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £9
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£7 - £9
Train from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £10
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £6
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£7 - £10
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Wright's Taxis
Phone
+44 1389 721 020
TOA Taxis Alexandria
Phone
+44 1389 742 121
George's Taxi Service
Phone
+44 7770 365 227

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Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Glasgow Central Low Level station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station is 16 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Central Station.

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