There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Barrhead 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.

Recommended option

Line 26 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Gallowhill, Dundonald Road to Barrhead, Rail Station 26

$4 - $5

5 alternative options

Line 757 bus, line 51 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road (Gilmour Street) 757 / ...
  2. Take the line 51 bus from Paisley, Abbey Close to Barrhead, Glen Street (Library) 51

$7 - $9

Line 500 bus, train  •  51 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 Central to Barrhead

$12 - $14

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Barrhead 7.4 miles

$18 - $23

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Barrhead 7.4 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  15 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Barrhead 7.4 miles

$100 - $150

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

McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Barrhead hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Barrhead
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Gallowhill, Dundonald Road to Barrhead, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road (Gilmour Street)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Paisley, Abbey Close to Barrhead, Glen Street (Library)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Barrhead
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$18 - $23
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
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Barrhead
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Barrhead is 8 km. The road distance is 12 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Barrhead is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Barrhead is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs £14 - £17.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gallowhill, Dundonald Road and arriving at Barrhead, Rail Station. Services depart hourly, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

The line 26 bus from Gallowhill, Dundonald Road to Barrhead, Rail Station takes 41 min including transfers and departs hourly.