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

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Bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane X77

£5 - £8

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Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central

£8 - £24

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Buchanan Street 32.4 miles

£65 - £85

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Buchanan Street 32.4 miles

£4 - £8

Towncar  •  37 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Street 32.4 miles

£30 - £120

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Buchanan Street by bus and walk

The journey time between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Buchanan Street is around 45 min and covers a distance of around 32 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 35 min. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, the Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Buchanan Street service departs from Prestwick Airport and arrives in Buchanan Street. Typically 255 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
45 min
Fastest journey time:
35 min
Services per week:
255
Cheapest price:
£5
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:15
Last service departs at:
21:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Buchanan Street bus and walk schedules

Departing Friday, June 25, 2021

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Buchanan Street
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Buchanan Street is to drive, which costs £4 - £8 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Buchanan Street is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Glasgow, Waterloo Lane. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Prestwick Intl Airport and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Buchanan Street is 28 miles. The road distance is 32.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Buchanan Street without a car is to bus which takes 41 min and costs £5 - £8.

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The bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Buchanan Street 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 Buchanan Street is to bus which takes 41 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £8 - £24 and takes 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Buchanan Street.
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  • Distance: 28.2 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £8 - £24 and the journey takes 53 min.

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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Buchanan Street
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
£65 - £85
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1292 28 45 45
Website
streamlinetaxis.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Street
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Buchanan Street bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Glasgow, Waterloo Lane station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Buchanan Street is 32 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Buchanan Street.

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