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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow Central Station to Holytown by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Holytown

£3 - £8

3 alternative options

Line 900 bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 900 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park Air / ...

£4 - £7

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Central Station to Holytown 14.5 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Central Station to Holytown 14.5 miles

£2 - £4

Glasgow Central Station to Holytown by train

The train journey time between Glasgow Central Station and Holytown is around 20 min and covers a distance of around 12 miles. The fastest train normally takes 17 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow Central Station to Holytown train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Holytown. Typically 131 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
20 min
Fastest train time:
17 min
Train distance:
12 miles
Trains per week:
131
Cheapest price:
£3
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:14
Last train departs at:
23:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow Central Station to Holytown train schedules

Glasgow Central Station → Holytown
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Holytown is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Holytown is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Holytown. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Central Station and Holytown is 11 miles. The road distance is 14.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Holytown without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs £3 - £8.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Holytown takes 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow Central Station to Holytown bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow Central Station to Holytown train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Holytown is to train which takes 20 min and costs £3 - £8. Alternatively, you can line 900 bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 32 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Central Station to Holytown.
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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Glasgow Central Station, Scotland and Holytown, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Holytown hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £8 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £4 - £7 and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Holytown
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £8
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£6 - £8
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Central Station to Holytown
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Southside Radio Cars
Phone
+44 141 883 3333
Website
southsideradiocars.co.uk
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
Cross Cabs
Phone
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Caledonian Cabs
Phone
+44 7467 133 388
Website
caledoniancabs.co.uk

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Glasgow Central Station to Holytown bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park station.

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Glasgow Central Station to Holytown train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Holytown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Central Station to Holytown is 14 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Glasgow Central Station to Holytown.

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