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

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Bus via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane  •  52 min

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane X77
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Kinning Park, Edwin Street 38A / ...

£7 - £11

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Bus  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Shawlands, Marywood square 4

£5 - £8

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Train  •  1h 33m

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

£9 - £26

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields 30.2 miles

£60 - £80

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields 30.2 miles

£4 - £7

Towncar  •  34 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport to Pollokshields 30.2 miles

£30 - £120

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields by bus

The bus journey time between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Pollokshields is around 1h 35m and covers a distance of around 33 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 16m. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, McGills Bus Service and Glasgow Citybus, the Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields bus service departs from Prestwick Airport and arrives in Kinning Park, Edwin Street. Typically 29 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 35m
Fastest bus time:
1h 16m
Buses per week:
29
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
17:55
Last bus departs at:
21:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields bus schedules

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Pollokshields
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields is to taxi which costs £60 - £80 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Shawlands, Marywood square. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Intl Airport and arriving at Maxwell Park via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 33m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Pollokshields is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields without a car is to bus via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane which takes 52 min and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 52 min to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields 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 Pollokshields is to bus via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane which takes 52 min and costs £6 - £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £9 - £26 and takes 1h 33m.

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  • Distance: 26.5 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane and Glasgow, Central Station in around 52 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
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Shawlands, Marywood square
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Glasgow Citybus
Phone
0141 954 2255
Email
mail@glasgowcitybus.co.uk
Website
glasgowcitybus.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Kinning Park, Edwin Street
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
Glasgow Citybus
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
£60 - £80
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1292 28 45 45
Website
streamlinetaxis.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport to Pollokshields
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Kinning Park, Edwin Street station.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields 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 Pollokshields is 30 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Pollokshields.

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