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

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Train  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
  2. Take the train from Dundee to Stonehaven

£32 - £113

Cheapest option

Bus via Arbroath  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station to Arbroath, Bus Station 252
  2. Take the bus from Arbroath, Bus Station to Stonehaven, Barclay Street X7

£28 - £38

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose
  2. Take the bus from Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy to Stonehaven, Barclay Street X7

£36 - £90

Bus  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station M9
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Stonehaven, Barclay Street X7

£33 - £44

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven 140.4 miles

£21 - £35

Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven by buses

The bus journey time between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Stonehaven is around 5h 18m and covers a distance of around 145 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 27m. Operated by First Glasgow, Scottish Citylink and Stagecoach East Scotland, the Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven bus service departs from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building and arrives in Stonehaven, Barclay Street. Typically 61 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
5h 18m
Fastest bus time:
4h 27m
Buses per week:
61
Cheapest price:
£33
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:30
Last bus departs at:
23:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven bus schedules

Bus 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) → Stonehaven
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven is to drive, which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building and arriving at Stonehaven, Barclay Street via Buchanan Bus Station and Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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The distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) and Stonehaven is 115 miles. The road distance is 140.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven without a car is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs £30 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven, including transfers.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs £30 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 5h 6m.

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Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Stonehaven, Barclay Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven is 140 miles. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven.
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  • Distance: 114.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven via Glasgow, Cathedral Street, Glasgow Queen Street, and Dundee in around 4h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow Airport (GLA) to Stonehaven via Buchanan Bus Station and Seagate Bus Station in around 5h 6m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Train from Dundee to Stonehaven
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£27 - £35
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Dundee to Stonehaven
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £50
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £30
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £50
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy to Stonehaven, Barclay Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Stonehaven, Barclay Street
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Arbroath, Bus Station to Stonehaven, Barclay Street
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Fishers Tours of Dundee
Phone
01382 227290
Email
enquiries@fisherstours.co.uk
Website
fisherstours.co.uk
Bus from Braehead Shopping Centre, Bus Station to Arbroath, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Fishers Tours of Dundee

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