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There are 6 ways to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 19m

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

£10 - £26

Cheapest option

Bus via Maryhill, Queen Margaret Drive  •  1h 23m

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

£7 - £10

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Bus  •  1h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Midland Street 4

£8 - £10

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens 33.3 miles

£70 - £85

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens 33.3 miles

£5 - £8

Towncar  •  38 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport to Glasgow Botanic Gardens 33.3 miles

£30 - £120

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens by bus and walk

The journey time between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Glasgow Botanic Gardens is around 1h 6m and covers a distance of around 35 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 52 min. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland and Glasgow Citybus, the Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens service departs from Prestwick Airport and arrives in Glasgow Botanic Gardens. Typically 173 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 6m
Fastest journey time:
52 min
Services per week:
173
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
6 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 Glasgow Botanic Gardens bus and walk schedules

Departing Friday, June 25, 2021

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Glasgow Botanic Gardens
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Maryhill, Queen Margaret Drive via Glasgow, Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens station. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Intl Airport and arriving at Hillhead SPT Subway Station via St Enoch SPT Subway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 19m.

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It is 29 miles from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens. It is approximately 33.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens without a car is to train which takes 1h 19m and costs £10 - £26.

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It takes approximately 1h 19m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens 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 Glasgow Botanic Gardens is to train which takes 1h 19m and costs £10 - £26. Alternatively, you can bus via Maryhill, Queen Margaret Drive, which costs £6 - £10 and takes 1h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens.
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  • Distance: 28.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 19m

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

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. Alternatively, Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 37 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
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Midland Street
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
£70 - £85
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1292 28 45 45
Website
streamlinetaxis.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport to Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens 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 Glasgow Botanic Gardens is 33 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Glasgow Botanic Gardens.

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