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

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Line 500 bus, bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane 500
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) X76 / ...

$18

Cheapest option

Line 757 bus, line 51 bus, train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road (Gilmour Street) 757 / ...
  2. Take the line 51 bus from Paisley Town Hall to Barrhead, Graham Street (Railway Station) 51 / ...
  3. Take the train from Barrhead to Kilmarnock

$12 - $16

4 alternative options

Line 500 bus, train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane 500
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock

$17 - $20

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock 24.9 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock 24.9 miles

$5 - $8

Towncar  •  33 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Kilmarnock 24.9 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock station. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) and arriving at Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street) via Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 59 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Kilmarnock is 18 miles. The road distance is 24.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock without a car is to line 500 bus and bus which takes 59 min and costs £14.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street).

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock is 25 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock.

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There are 227+ hotels available in Kilmarnock. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock.
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  • Distance: 17.7 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane and Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) in around 59 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Train from Barrhead to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Kilmarnock, Bus Station (Sturrock Street)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road (Gilmour Street)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Paisley Town Hall to Barrhead, Graham Street (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Kilmarnock
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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