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There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the train from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Busby

£4 - £10

5 alternative options

Line 26 bus, train  •  1h 39m

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Gallowhill, Turner Drive to Glasgow, Central Station 26
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Busby

£5 - £8

Line 757 bus, line 38 bus, train  •  1h 45m

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road 757
  2. Take the line 38 bus from Paisley, Smithhills Street to Glasgow, Central Station 38 / ...
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Busby

£8 - £12

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station) 11.4 miles

£26 - £32

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station) 11.4 miles

£1 - £3

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Busby (Station) 11.4 miles

£30 - £120

Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station) by train

The train journey time between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Busby (Station) is around 1h 8m and covers a distance of around 15 miles. The fastest train normally takes 43 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station) train service departs from Paisley St James and arrives in Busby. Typically 197 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 8m
Fastest train time:
43 min
Trains per week:
197
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:52
Last train departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station) train schedules

Trains departing Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Glasgow Airport (GLA) → Busby (Station)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station) is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 22 min.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station) is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs £26 - £32.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station). However, there are services departing from Paisley St James and arriving at Busby via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 2m.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Busby (Station) is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station) without a car is to train which takes 1h 2m and costs £4 - £10.

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It takes approximately 1h 2m to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station), including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Paisley St James station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Busby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station) is 11 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station).

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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 2m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station) via Glasgow Central in around 1h 2m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Central to Busby
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Gallowhill, Turner Drive to Glasgow, Central Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Paisley, Smithhills Street to Glasgow, Central Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Busby (Station)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£26 - £32
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
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Busby (Station)
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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