There are 7 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Balloch by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road (A811) 914 / ...

$5 - $8

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Line 757 bus, train  •  1 h 21 min

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

$8 - $11

Line 500 bus, train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane 500
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Balloch

$14 - $17

Line 757 bus, line 1 bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Dalmuir, French Street 757
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Dalmuir, Swindon Street to Balloch Bus Terminus (Balloch Turning Circle) 1 / ...

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Balloch 17.6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Balloch 17.6 miles

$3 - $6

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Balloch 17.6 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Balloch is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Balloch is to taxi which costs £27 - £35 and takes 23 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Balloch is 11 miles. The road distance is 17.6 miles.

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The bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road (A811) takes 26 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road (A811). Services depart every four hours, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Balloch.
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  • Distance: 11.2 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland and Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Balloch every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 26 min. McColls Coaches also services this route 3 times a week.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Dalmuir to Balloch
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Balloch
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road (A811)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
McColls Coaches
Phone
01389 754 321
Email
customer.services@mccolls.org.uk
Website
mccolls.org.uk
Bus from Shortroods, Russell St (Russell Street) to Rosshead, Halkett Crescent (72 Colquhoun Drive)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
mccolls.org.uk
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Dalmuir, French Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
First
Bus from Dalmuir, Swindon Street to Balloch Bus Terminus (Balloch Turning Circle)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Balloch
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Balloch
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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