There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Shotts

£4 - £13

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Bus, line 365 bus  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Newmains, School Road X11
  2. Take the line 365 bus from Newmains, School Road to Shotts Prison 365 / ...

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison 21.2 miles

£45 - £55

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison 21.2 miles

£3 - £6

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison 21.2 miles

£24 - £35

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Central Station station to Shotts Prison. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Shotts Prison via Newmains, School Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Shotts. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Central Station and Shotts Prison is 17 miles. The road distance is 21.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison without a car is to train which takes 1h 7m and costs £4 - £13.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Shotts takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison bus services, operated by First Glasgow, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison is to train which takes 1h 7m and costs £4 - £13. Alternatively, you can bus and line 365 bus, which costs and takes 2h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison.
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  • Distance: 17 miles
  • Duration: 1h 7m

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £13 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison via Buchanan Bus Station and Newmains, School Road in around 2h 13m.

Train operators
Bus operators
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Newmains, School Road
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Schedules at
firstgroup.com
City fare
£2
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Newmains, School Road to Shotts Prison
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£24 - £35
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uber.com
Assist
£24 - £35
UberX
£24 - £35
UberXL
£35 - £50
Exec
£45 - £65
Taxi from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£45 - £55
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 Shotts Prison bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Shotts Prison station.

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Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Shotts station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison is 21 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison.

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There are 346+ hotels available in Shotts Prison. Prices start at £75 per night.

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