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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Arrochar, Braeside Stores 926 / ...

£14 - £20

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Train, bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Arrochar, Braeside Stores 926 / ...

£16 - £36

Train  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Arrochar & Tarbet

£17 - £49

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar 64.4 miles

£9 - £15

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar by bus

The bus journey time between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Arrochar is around 3h 29m and covers a distance of around 68 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 7m. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland and Scottish Citylink, the Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar bus service departs from Prestwick Airport and arrives in Arrochar, Braeside Stores. Typically 46 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3h 29m
Fastest bus time:
2h 7m
Bus distance:
68 miles
Buses per week:
46
Cheapest price:
£14
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:10
Last bus departs at:
21:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar bus schedules

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Arrochar
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 16m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar is to drive which takes 1h 16m and costs £9 - £15.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Arrochar, Braeside Stores via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Intl Airport and arriving at Arrochar & Tarbet via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 17m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Arrochar is 48 miles. The road distance is 64.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar without a car is to bus which takes 2h 57m and costs £13 - £21.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar 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 Arrochar is to bus which takes 2h 57m and costs £13 - £21. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £17 - £50 and takes 3h 17m.

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  • Distance: 48 miles
  • Duration: 2h 57m

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar via Buchanan Bus Station in around 2h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street in around 3h 17m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Arrochar & Tarbet
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £25
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £25
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
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Arrochar, Braeside Stores
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Scottish Citylink

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Arrochar, Braeside Stores station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Arrochar.

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