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There are 5 ways to get from Dumbarton to Robroyston by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 21m

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

£5 - £44

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Train, bus  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from Dumbarton Central to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Robroyston, Standburn Road 72 / ...

£6 - £45

Line 914 bus, bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the line 914 bus from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll to Buchanan Bus Station 914 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Robroyston, Standburn Road 72 / ...

£7 - £11

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dumbarton to Robroyston 18.7 miles

£40 - £50

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Dumbarton to Robroyston 18.7 miles

£2 - £5

Dumbarton to Robroyston by train

The train journey time between Dumbarton and Robroyston is around 1h 13m and covers a distance of around 19 miles. The fastest train normally takes 42 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Caledonian Sleeper, the Dumbarton to Robroyston train service departs from Dumbarton Central and arrives in Robroyston. Typically 156 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 13m
Fastest train time:
42 min
Trains per week:
156
Cheapest price:
£5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:09
Last train departs at:
23:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dumbarton to Robroyston train schedules

Dumbarton → Robroyston
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dumbarton to Robroyston is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dumbarton to Robroyston is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dumbarton to Robroyston. However, there are services departing from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll and arriving at Robroyston, Standburn Road via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Dumbarton to Robroyston. However, there are services departing from Dumbarton Central and arriving at Robroyston via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between Dumbarton and Robroyston is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Dumbarton to Robroyston without a car is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs £4 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 21m to get from Dumbarton to Robroyston, including transfers.

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Dumbarton to Robroyston bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Dumbarton, Barloan Toll station.

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

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The best way to get from Dumbarton to Robroyston is to train which takes 1h 21m and costs £4 - £45. Alternatively, you can line 914 bus and bus, which costs £6 - £11 and takes 2h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Dumbarton to Robroyston.
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  • Distance: 15.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 21m

What companies run services between Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland and Robroyston, Scotland?

You can take a train from Dumbarton to Robroyston via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level and Glasgow Queen Street in around 1h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dumbarton to Robroyston via Buchanan Bus Station in around 2h 11m.

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 Robroyston
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£2 - £3
Bus operators
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Robroyston, Auchinleck Gardens
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
JMB Travel
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 to Robroyston
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
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 to Robroyston bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Robroyston, Standburn Road station.

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Dumbarton to Robroyston train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Robroyston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dumbarton to Robroyston is 19 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Dumbarton to Robroyston.

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