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There are 8 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 340 bus  •  33m

  1. Take the line 340 bus from Shortroods, Russell St to Alexandria, Main Street 340

Cheapest option

Line 757 bus, bus  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Dalmuir, French Street 757
  2. Take the bus from Dalmuir, Swindon Street to Alexandria, Creveul Court 1 / ...

$8 - $9

6 alternative options

Line 757 bus, train  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Dalmuir, French Street 757
  2. Take the train from Dalmuir to Alexandria

$9 - $11

Train  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Hyndland
  3. Take the train from Hyndland to Alexandria

$10 - $15

Taxi  •  23m

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria 15.8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  23m

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria 15.8 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  23m

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Alexandria 15.8 miles

$110 - $160

Uber  •  23m

  1. Take an Uber from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria 15.8 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria is to taxi which costs £25 - £30 and takes 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shortroods, Russell St and arriving at Alexandria, Main Street. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria. However, there are services departing from Paisley Gilmour Street and arriving at Alexandria via Glasgow Central Low Level and Hyndland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 23m.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Alexandria is 10 miles. The road distance is 15.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria without a car is to line 340 bus which takes 33m and costs .

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The line 340 bus from Shortroods, Russell St to Alexandria, Main Street takes 33m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria bus services, operated by McColls Coaches, depart from Shortroods, Russell St station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Paisley Gilmour Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria is to line 340 bus which takes 33m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £7 - £12 and takes 1h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria.
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  • Distance: 10.3 miles
  • Duration: 33m

What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and Alexandria, Scotland?

McColls Coaches operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria 4 times a day, and the journey takes 33m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Central Low Level, and Hyndland in around 1h 23m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dalmuir to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Hyndland
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
Train from Hyndland to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $3
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
McColls Coaches
Phone
01389 754 321
Email
customer.services@mccolls.org.uk
Website
mccolls.org.uk
Bus from Shortroods, Russell St to Alexandria, Main Street
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
mccolls.org.uk
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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uber.com
Assist
$24 - $35
UberX
$24 - $35
UberXL
$35 - $50
Exec
$45 - $65
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
23m
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Alexandria
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria bus services, operated by McColls Coaches, arrive at Alexandria, Main Street station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Alexandria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria is 16 miles. It takes approximately 23m to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Alexandria.

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There are 913+ hotels available in Alexandria. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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