There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Castle Douglas by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) X74
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Castle Douglas, Royal Bank (Church Street) 500 / ...

$44

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Train, bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel) to Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street) 500 / ...

$41 - $47

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Castle Douglas 85.8 miles

$18 - $27

Towncar  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Castle Douglas 85.8 miles

$240 - $340

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Castle Douglas. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Castle Douglas, Royal Bank (Church Street) via Buchanan Bus Station and Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Castle Douglas is 67 miles. The road distance is 85.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Castle Douglas without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Castle Douglas, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Castle Douglas bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Castle Douglas bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Castle Douglas, Royal Bank (Church Street) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Castle Douglas is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Castle Douglas.

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There are 232+ hotels available in Castle Douglas. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Castle Douglas.
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  • Distance: 67.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Castle Douglas via Buchanan Bus Station and Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) in around 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Castle Douglas, Royal Bank (Church Street)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel) to Castle Douglas, Swimming Pool (King Street)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Houstons Minicoaches
Phone
+44 1576 203874
Email
info@houstoncoaches.co.uk
Website
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Castle Douglas, Royal Bank (Church Street)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Dumfries, Railway Station (Station Hotel) to Castle Douglas, Royal Bank (Church Street)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
houstonscoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Castle Douglas
Estimated price
$240 - $340

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