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There are 4 ways to get from Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 53m

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

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Line 926 bus, bus  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the line 926 bus from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Stirling Goosecroft Bus Station Aberdeen Coach Station - Edinburgh Bus Station / ...

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Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park 34.2 miles

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park 34.2 miles

Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Dumbarton and Blair Drummond Safari Park is around 2h 13m and covers a distance of around 51 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 58 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 23m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Caledonian Sleeper and First, the Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park service departs from Dumbarton Central and arrives in Blair Drummond Safari Park. Typically 117 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 15m
Layover time:
58 min
Total time:
2h 13m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 23m
Journey distance:
51 miles
Services per week:
117
Cheapest price:
£12
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:40
Last service departs at:
23:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park train, bus and walk schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Wednesday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Dumbarton → Blair Drummond Safari Park
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blair Drummond Safari Park is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Blair Drummond Safari Park is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Blair Drummond Safari Park is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park. However, there are services departing from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll and arriving at Blairdrummond, Safari Park Entrance via Glasgow and Stirling, Stance D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 9m.

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It is 26 miles from Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park. It is approximately 34.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park without a car is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs £11 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park, including transfers.

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Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll station.

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The best way to get from Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs £11 - £65. Alternatively, you can line 926 bus and bus, which costs £9 - £22 and takes 3h 9m.

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Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Stirling Goosecroft Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park is 34 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park.

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  • Distance: 25.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 53m

What companies run services between Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland and Blair Drummond Safari Park, Scotland?

You can take a train from Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level, Glasgow Queen Street, Stirling, Stirling, Stance D, and Blairdrummond, Safari Park Entrance in around 2h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Stirling Goosecroft Bus Station, Stirling, Stance D, and Blairdrummond, Safari Park Entrance in around 3h 9m.

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 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
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
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
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Stirling, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK
Other operators
Taxi from Dumbarton to Blair Drummond Safari Park
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
£70 - £90
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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