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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Sanquhar
  3. Take a taxi from Sanquhar to Leadhills

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Lanark
  2. Take the bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Leadhills, Ramsay Road

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lanark, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Leadhills, Ramsay Road

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills

Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills by train and bus

The journey time between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Leadhills is around 3h 43m and covers a distance of around 69 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 33m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 34m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Stuarts Coaches UK, the Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills service departs from Paisley St James and arrives in Leadhills, Ramsay Road. Typically 34 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 9m
Layover time:
1h 33m
Total time:
3h 43m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 34m
Journey distance:
69 miles
Services per week:
34
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:33
Last service departs at:
22:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Glasgow Airport (GLA) → Leadhills
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Leadhills is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Leadhills is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Leadhills is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building and arriving at Leadhills, Ramsay Road via Buchanan Bus Station and Lanark, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 23m.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Leadhills is 41 miles. The road distance is 50.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills without a car is to train and taxi which takes 2h 48m and costs £35 - £70.

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It takes approximately 2h 48m to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Leadhills, Ramsay Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills is 51 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills.

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  • Distance: 40.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 48m

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Leadhills via Buchanan Bus Station and Lanark, Bus Station in around 4h 23m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Paisley St James to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Central to Sanquhar
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£28 - £35
Train from Glasgow Central to Lanark
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Lanark, Bus Station to Leadhills, Ramsay Road
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lanark, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Other operators
Taxi from Sanquhar to Leadhills
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
£25 - £30
Afton Taxis
Phone
+44 1290 332 630
A1 Lux (Cumnock)
Phone
+44 1290 430 098
Website
a1lux.co.uk

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