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There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow Queen Street to Balmaha by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 309 bus  •  2h 3m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Alexandria
  2. Take the line 309 bus from Alexandria, St Marys School to Balmaha, Car Park 309

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Queen Street to Balmaha 22 miles

£45 - £60

1 alternative option

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow Queen Street to Balmaha 22 miles

£3 - £5

Glasgow Queen Street to Balmaha by train and bus

The journey time between Glasgow Queen Street and Balmaha is around 2h 7m and covers a distance of around 33 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 30m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Garelochhead Minibuses +, the Glasgow Queen Street to Balmaha service departs from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level and arrives in Balmaha, Car Park. Typically 81 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 7m
Fastest journey time:
1h 30m
Journey distance:
33 miles
Services per week:
81
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:13
Last service departs at:
23:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow Queen Street to Balmaha train and bus schedules

Departing Monday, August 2, 2021

Glasgow Queen Street → Balmaha
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Queen Street to Balmaha is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 34 min.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow Queen Street to Balmaha is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £45 - £60 and takes 34 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Queen Street and Balmaha is 19 miles. The road distance is 22 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow Queen Street to Balmaha without a car is to train and line 309 bus which takes 2h 3m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 3m to get from Glasgow Queen Street to Balmaha, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow Queen Street to Balmaha is 22 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Glasgow Queen Street to Balmaha.

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  • Distance: 19.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 3m

What companies run services between Glasgow Queen Street, Scotland and Balmaha, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Glasgow Queen Street to Balmaha. However, you can 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 the taxi to Balmaha.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £12
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £12
Bus operators
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
Hourly
Website
Garelochhead Minibuses +
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Queen Street to Balmaha
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Southside Radio Cars
Phone
+44 141 883 3333
Website
southsideradiocars.co.uk
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
Cross Cabs
Phone
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Caledonian Cabs
Phone
+44 7467 133 388
Website
caledoniancabs.co.uk

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