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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow Queen Street to Glasgow Botanic Gardens by tram, bus, taxi or foot

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Tram  •  15 min

  1. Take the tram from Buchanan Street SPT Subway Station to Hillhead SPT Subway Station Sub

£2

3 alternative options

Line 914 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 914 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Hillhead, Kersland Street 914 / ...

£2 - £4

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow Queen Street to Glasgow Botanic Gardens 2.6 miles

£7 - £9

Walk  •  46 min

  1. Walk from Glasgow Queen Street to Glasgow Botanic Gardens 2.4 miles

Glasgow Queen Street to Glasgow Botanic Gardens by walk and bus

The journey time between Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Botanic Gardens is around 9 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 8 min. Services are operated by Scottish Citylink. Typically 70 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9 min
Fastest journey time:
8 min
Services per week:
70
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:15
Last service departs at:
18:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow Queen Street to Glasgow Botanic Gardens walk and bus schedules

Glasgow Queen Street → Glasgow Botanic Gardens
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow Queen Street to Glasgow Botanic Gardens is to tram which costs £2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow Queen Street to Glasgow Botanic Gardens is to taxi which costs £7 - £9 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Hillhead, Kersland Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Buchanan Street SPT Subway Station station and arriving at Hillhead SPT Subway Station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Botanic Gardens is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow Queen Street to Glasgow Botanic Gardens without a car is to tram which takes 15 min and costs £2.

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The tram from Buchanan Street SPT Subway Station to Hillhead SPT Subway Station takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Glasgow Queen Street to Glasgow Botanic Gardens bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow Queen Street to Glasgow Botanic Gardens train services, operated by SPT Subway, depart from Buchanan Street SPT Subway Station.

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Glasgow Queen Street to Glasgow Botanic Gardens bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Hillhead, Kersland Street station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow Queen Street to Glasgow Botanic Gardens.
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  • Distance: 1.9 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

SPT Subway operates a vehicle from Buchanan Street SPT Subway Station to Hillhead SPT Subway Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Hillhead, Kersland Street hourly. Tickets cost £2 - £4 and the journey takes 10 min.

Train operators
SPT Subway
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Tram from Buchanan Street SPT Subway Station to Hillhead SPT Subway Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
SPT Subway
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Hillhead, Kersland Street
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow Queen Street to Glasgow Botanic Gardens
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
£7 - £9
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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