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

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Recommended option

Train  •  10 min

  1. Take the train from Paisley St James to Cardonald

£1 - £3

6 alternative options

Line 26 bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 26 bus from Gallowhill, Washington Road to Govan, Drumoyne Quadrant 26

£2 - £4

Line 500 bus, bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane 500
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Bellahouston, Craigton Pr School 9 / ...

£9 - £11

Line 757 bus, bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road 757
  2. Take the bus from Paisley, Smithhills Street to Bellahouston, Craigton Pr School 38A / ...

£4 - £6

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Craigton 6.6 miles

£16 - £20

Towncar  •  10 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Craigton 6.6 miles

£30 - £120

Walk  •  1h 56m

  1. Walk from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Craigton 6.1 miles

Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Craigton by trains

The train journey time between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Craigton is around 10 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. The fastest train normally takes 10 min. Operated by ScotRail, the Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Craigton train service departs from Paisley St James and arrives in Cardonald. Typically 273 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
10 min
Fastest train time:
10 min
Trains per week:
273
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
0 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 Craigton train schedules

Glasgow Airport (GLA) → Craigton
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Craigton is to train which costs £1 - £3 and takes 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Craigton is to train which costs £1 - £3 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gallowhill, Washington Road and arriving at Govan, Drumoyne Quadrant. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paisley St James and arriving at Cardonald. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Craigton is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Craigton without a car is to train which takes 10 min and costs £1 - £3.

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The train from Paisley St James to Cardonald takes 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Craigton bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Gallowhill, Washington Road station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Craigton train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Paisley St James station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Craigton is to train which takes 10 min and costs £1 - £3. Alternatively, you can line 26 bus, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Craigton.
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  • Distance: 4.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Paisley St James to Cardonald hourly. Tickets cost £1 - £3 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Gallowhill, Washington Road to Govan, Drumoyne Quadrant every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £4 and the journey takes 32 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley St James to Cardonald
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£2 - £3
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Gallowhill, Washington Road to Govan, Drumoyne Quadrant
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Bellahouston, Craigton Pr School
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
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 Bellahouston, Craigton Pr School
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
McGills Bus Service
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8
Website
First Glasgow
Airport fare
£8
Bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Bellahouston, Craigton Pr School
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Bus from Paisley, Smithhills Street to Bellahouston, Craigton Pr School
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Glasgow Citybus
Phone
0141 954 2255
Email
mail@glasgowcitybus.co.uk
Website
glasgowcitybus.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Bellahouston, Craigton Pr School
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
Glasgow Citybus
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Craigton
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
£16 - £20
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
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Craigton
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Craigton bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Govan, Drumoyne Quadrant station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Craigton train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Cardonald station.

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