There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bathgate 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 500 bus, train  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station) 500
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Bathgate

$16 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus, line 29 bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station) X37
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Bathgate, St David's House (Mathieson's the Bakers) 29

$15 - $17

4 alternative options

Line 500 bus, bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station 500
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) X51
  3. Take the bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) to Bathgate, Council Offices 25 / ...

$22 - $25

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bathgate 37.4 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bathgate 37.4 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Bathgate 37.4 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bathgate. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Bathgate, Council Offices via Buchanan Bus Station and Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 32 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Bathgate is 31 miles. The road distance is 37.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bathgate without a car is to line 500 bus and train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bathgate, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bathgate bus services, operated by First, depart from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bathgate bus services, operated by First, arrive at Bathgate, Council Offices station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bathgate is 37 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bathgate.

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There are 266+ hotels available in Bathgate. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bathgate.
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  • Distance: 30.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bathgate via Buchanan Bus Station and Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) in around 2 h 32 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Bathgate
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Dundas Street (Queen St Station)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) to Bathgate, Council Offices
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Bathgate, St David's House (Mathieson's the Bakers)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) to Bathgate, Council Offices
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
E + M Horsburgh
Phone
01506 432 251
Email
reception@emhbus.com
Website
horsburghcoaches.com
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) to Bathgate, Royal Bar
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
horsburghcoaches.com
SD Travel
Phone
01501 743333
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal (Livingston Designer Outlet) to Bathgate, Council Offices
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Bathgate
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Bathgate
Estimated price
$150 - $220

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