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

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Recommended option

Line 500 bus, train  •  53 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 to Falkirk High

$16 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station 500 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station) X37

$9 - $14

4 alternative options

Bus Stagecoach East Scotland  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) X24
  2. Take the bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) to Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station) X37

$12 - $13

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Falkirk 33.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Falkirk 33.2 miles

$7 - $11

Towncar  •  41 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Falkirk 33.2 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Falkirk is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Falkirk is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Falkirk station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Falkirk is 27 miles. The road distance is 33.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Falkirk without a car is to line 500 bus and train which takes 53 min and costs £11 - £15.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Falkirk, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Falkirk bus services, operated by First, arrive at Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station).

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Falkirk is 33 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Falkirk.

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There are 344+ hotels available in Falkirk. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Falkirk.
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  • Distance: 26.9 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Falkirk via Buchanan Bus Station in around 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falkirk High
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
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 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 Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road) to Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Falkirk
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Falkirk
Estimated price
$140 - $210

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