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

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Train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock

$12 - $16

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Line 500 bus, train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Sanderling Road to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane 500
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kilmarnock

$16 - $19

Line 757 bus, line 51 bus, train  •  1 h 35 min

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

$12 - $16

Line 4 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Glasgow, St Vincent Street to Kilmarnock, Bus Station 4 / ...

$13 - $16

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, Sanderling Road and arriving at Kilmarnock, Bus Station via Glasgow, St Vincent Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock. However, there are services departing from Paisley Gilmour Street and arriving at Kilmarnock via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 16 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 train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £9 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Glasgow, St Vincent Street station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Paisley Gilmour Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock is to train which takes 1 h 16 min and costs £9 - £12. Alternatively, you can line 4 bus, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 2 h.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock.
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  • Distance: 17.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

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

You can take a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock via Glasgow Central in around 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
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
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Paisley Town Hall to Barrhead, Graham Street
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, St Vincent Street to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Kilmarnock bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Kilmarnock, Bus Station.

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

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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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