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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle

$52 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Lockerbie, Scotland National Express
  2. Take the bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Gretna Green, Loaning (Stormont Terrace) 382

$22 - $31

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Gretna Green

$39 - $49

Bus via Moffat, High Street (opp Town Hall)  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Moffat, High Street (opp Town Hall) X74
  2. Take the bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Gretna Green, Loaning (Stormont Terrace) 382

$41 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Gretna Green 93.3 miles

$20 - $29

Towncar  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Gretna Green 93.3 miles

$250 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Gretna Green is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Gretna Green is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Gretna Green. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Gretna Green, Loaning (Stormont Terrace) via Glasgow and Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Gretna Green is 81 miles. The road distance is 93.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Gretna Green without a car is to train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs £35 - £85.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Gretna Green, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Gretna Green bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Gretna Green is to train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs £35 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £24 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Gretna Green bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Gretna Green, Loaning (Stormont Terrace) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Gretna Green is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Gretna Green.

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There are 212+ hotels available in Gretna Green. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Gretna Green.
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  • Distance: 80.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Gretna Green hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. TransPennine Express also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Gretna Green via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Lockerbie, Scotland, and Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) in around 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Gretna Green
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Lockerbie, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Gretna Green, Loaning (Stormont Terrace)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Moffat, High Street (opp Town Hall)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Website
stagecoachbus.com
McCalls Coaches
Phone
07525 834423
Email
enquiries@mccallscoaches.com
Website
mccallscoaches.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Gretna Green, Loaning (Stormont Terrace)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
mccallscoaches.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Gretna Green
Estimated price
$250 - $360

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