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

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Line 500 bus, bus Stuarts Coaches UK  •  53 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Buchanan Bus Station 500
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Motherwell, Watson Street 240X / ...

$11 - $12

Cheapest option

Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Paisley Gilmour Street to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Motherwell

$9 - $50

5 alternative options

Line 500 bus, train  •  58 min

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

$13 - $53

Line 500 bus, bus via Glasgow, Cathedral Street  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Glasgow, Cathedral Street 500
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Motherwell, High Road X11 / ...

$11 - $12

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell 21.6 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell 21.6 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow Airport to Motherwell 21.6 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building and arriving at Motherwell, Watson Street via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell. However, there are services departing from Paisley Gilmour Street and arriving at Motherwell via Glasgow Central Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Motherwell is 18 miles. The road distance is 21.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell without a car is to line 500 bus and bus which takes 53 min and costs £8 - £10.

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

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

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell 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 Motherwell is to line 500 bus and bus which takes 53 min and costs £8 - £10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £6 - £40 and takes 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell.
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  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell via Buchanan Bus Station in around 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Central Low Level in around 57 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 Low Level to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $20
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$18 - $28
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Motherwell, Watson Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Sanderling Road to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building to Glasgow, Cathedral Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Motherwell, High Road
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Motherwell, Watson Street
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
spt.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Motherwell, High Road
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
spt.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow Airport to Motherwell
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Motherwell, Watson Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell is 22 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Motherwell.

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