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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa by bus, train, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Alloa

£14 - £31

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane X77
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital X24 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Alloa, Shillinghill H2 / ...

£12 - £19

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Alloa

£16 - £47

Drive  •  1h 12m

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa 65 miles

£9 - £15

Towncar  •  1h 12m

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport to Alloa 65 miles

£30 - £120

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Alloa is around 2h 1m and covers a distance of around 69 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 36m. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland and First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa service departs from Prestwick Airport and arrives in Alloa. Typically 115 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 1m
Fastest journey time:
1h 36m
Journey distance:
69 miles
Services per week:
115
Cheapest price:
£14
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:35
Last service departs at:
21:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa bus, walk and train schedules

Departing Monday, July 26, 2021

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Alloa
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Alloa, Shillinghill via Buchanan Bus Station and Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Intl Airport and arriving at Alloa via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 16m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Alloa is 53 miles. The road distance is 65 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 8m and costs £13 - £35.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa, including transfers.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Prestwick Airport station.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Prestwick Intl Airport station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs £16 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £19 and takes 3h 12m.

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  • Distance: 53 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

What companies run services between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK), Scotland and Alloa, Scotland?

You can take a train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street in around 2h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, Buchanan Bus Station, and Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital in around 3h 12m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Alloa
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £23
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £23
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport to Alloa
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa bus services, operated by First, arrive at Alloa, Shillinghill station.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Alloa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 12m to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Alloa.

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