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There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmaha by bus, train or car

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Bus, train, line 309 bus  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane X77
  2. Take the train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Alexandria
  3. Take the line 309 bus from Alexandria, St Marys School to Balmaha, Car Park 309

2 alternative options

Train, line 309 bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Alexandria
  3. Take the line 309 bus from Alexandria, St Marys School to Balmaha, Car Park 309

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmaha 52.8 miles

£8 - £12

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Balmaha
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmaha is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmaha is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1h 6m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Balmaha is 40 miles. The road distance is 52.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmaha without a car is to bus and train and line 309 bus which takes 3h 28m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmaha, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmaha is 53 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmaha.

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  • Distance: 40.1 miles
  • Duration: 3h 28m

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

There is no direct connection from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmaha. However, you can take the bus to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane, take the walk to Charing Cross (Glasgow), take the train to Alexandria, take the walk to Alexandria, St Marys School, then take the line 309 bus to Balmaha, Car Park. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Balmaha via Glasgow Central, Charing Cross (Glasgow), Alexandria, and Alexandria, St Marys School in around 3h 47m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £11
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£8 - £11
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 Glasgow, Waterloo Lane
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Garelochhead Minibuses +
Phone
01436 810 200
Website
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Alexandria, St Marys School to Balmaha, Car Park
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Garelochhead Minibuses +

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