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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Shotts

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus, line 365 bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) to Newmains, School Road X11
  2. Take the line 365 bus from Newmains, School Road to Shotts Prison 365 / ...

$8

Taxi  •  24 min

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

$40 - $55

Drive  •  24 min

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

$4 - $7

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 $7 - $10 and the journey takes 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison via Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) and Newmains, School Road in around 2 h 12 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Bus operators
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
spt.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison
Ave. Duration
24 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

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Want to know more about Flixbus?, Getting around the Cyclades and How to get from JFK to New York City - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow Central Station and Shotts Prison is 27 km. The road distance is 34 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs £30 - £40.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Shotts. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow Central Station to Shotts Prison. However, there are services departing from Glasgow, Central College of Commerce (North Frederick Street) and arriving at Shotts Prison via Newmains, School Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

The train from Glasgow Central to Shotts takes 38 min including transfers and departs hourly.