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

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Bus  •  2h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances X25 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances to Kilsyth, Chruch Street 43 / ...

£11 - £21

Cheapest option

Bus via Buchanan Bus Station  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances X3
  3. Take the bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances to Kilsyth, Chruch Street 43 / ...

£10 - £16

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 29m

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

£13 - £35

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth 47.9 miles

£100 - £130

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth 47.9 miles

£7 - £11

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth by buses

The bus journey time between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Kilsyth is around 6h 16m and covers a distance of around 51 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 24m. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, Stagecoach Glasgow, Stagecoach East Scotland and others, the Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth bus service departs from Prestwick Airport and arrives in Kilsyth, Chruch Street. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
6h 16m
Fastest bus time:
2h 24m
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
£16
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:40
Last bus departs at:
21:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth bus schedules

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Kilsyth
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth is to drive, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Kilsyth, Chruch Street via Buchanan Bus Station and Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Kilsyth is 39 miles. The road distance is 47.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth without a car is to bus which takes 2h 6m and costs £10 - £22.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth is to bus which takes 2h 6m and costs £10 - £22. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £12 - £35 and takes 2h 29m.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth bus services, operated by Canavan Travel, arrive at Kilsyth, Chruch Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth is 48 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth.
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  • Distance: 39.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 6m

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth via Buchanan Bus Station and Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances in around 2h 6m. Alternatively, ScotRail 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
ScotRail
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
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £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
Stagecoach Glasgow
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Glasgow
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Scottish Citylink
Canavan Travel
Phone
+44 1236 822600
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances to Kilsyth, Chruch Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Canavan Travel
First Scotland East
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances to Kilsyth, Chruch Street
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Kilsyth
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1292 28 45 45
Website
streamlinetaxis.com

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