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

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Train, line 38 bus  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
  3. Take the line 38 bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Bannockburn, Cross 38 / ...

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Line 26 bus, train  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Gallowhill, Washington Road to Glasgow, West George Lane 26 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

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Line 915 bus, bus, line 38 bus  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the line 915 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Buchanan Bus Station 915 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital X24 / ...
  3. Take the line 38 bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Bannockburn, Cross 38

Line 26 bus, bus  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Gallowhill, Washington Road to Glasgow, Bath Street 26 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Whins of Milton, Home Bargains X36

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bannockburn 34.1 miles

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bannockburn 34.1 miles

Towncar  •  40 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Bannockburn 34.1 miles

Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bannockburn by train, walk, tram and bus

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The cost-effective way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bannockburn is to drive, which costs £5 - £9 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bannockburn is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bannockburn. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building and arriving at Bannockburn, Cross via Buchanan Bus Station and Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 54m.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Bannockburn is 26 miles. The road distance is 34.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bannockburn without a car is to train and line 38 bus which takes 1h 35m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 35m to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bannockburn, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bannockburn bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bannockburn bus services, operated by First South East and Central Scotland, arrive at Bannockburn, Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bannockburn is 34 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bannockburn.

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  • Distance: 25.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 35m

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bannockburn via Buchanan Bus Station and Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital in around 1h 54m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
First South East and Central Scotland
Phone
0345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Bus Station to Bannockburn, Cross
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
First South East and Central Scotland
Bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Bannockburn, Cross
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
First South East and Central Scotland
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Whins of Milton, Home Bargains
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
First South East and Central Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Gallowhill, Washington Road to Glasgow, West George Lane
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Gallowhill, Washington Road to Glasgow, Bath Street
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bannockburn
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£70 - £90
Renfrewshire Cab Co
Phone
+44 141 887 7770
Website
renfrewshirecabco.co.uk
Paisley Taxis
Phone
+44 141 884 8888
Website
paisleytaxis.com
Gryffe Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1505 322 255
Website
gryfferadiocars.co.uk
Titan Taxis
Phone
+44 141 530 4242
Website
titantaxis.co.uk
Clydebank Taxis
Phone
+44 141 941 1101
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Bannockburn
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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