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There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Abbotsford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Tweedbank

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Bus  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station 900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Waterloo Place to Kingsknowes Drive X95

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Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Abbotsford 80.5 miles

Glasgow to Abbotsford by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Abbotsford is around 2h 24m and covers a distance of around 82 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 28 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 50m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Caledonian Sleeper, the Glasgow to Abbotsford train service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in Tweedbank. Typically 164 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 55m
Layover time:
28 min
Total time:
2h 24m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 50m
Train distance:
82 miles
Trains per week:
164
Cheapest price:
£18
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:16
Last train departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Abbotsford train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Abbotsford is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow to Abbotsford is to drive which takes 1h 29m and costs £12 - £19.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Abbotsford. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Kingsknowes Drive via Edinburgh, Waterloo Place. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Abbotsford. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Tweedbank via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 19m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Abbotsford is 61 miles. The road distance is 80.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Abbotsford without a car is to train which takes 2h 19m and costs £17 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h 19m to get from Glasgow to Abbotsford, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Abbotsford bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Abbotsford train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Abbotsford is to train which takes 2h 19m and costs £17 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £23 and takes 4h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Abbotsford.
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  • Distance: 60.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 19m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Abbotsford, Scotland?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Abbotsford via Edinburgh in around 2h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Abbotsford via Edinburgh, Bus Station and Edinburgh, Waterloo Place in around 4h 6m.

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 to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Edinburgh to Tweedbank
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £22
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £22
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
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Glasgow to Abbotsford bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Kingsknowes Drive station.

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Glasgow to Abbotsford train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Tweedbank station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Abbotsford is 80 miles. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Glasgow to Abbotsford.

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