There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  45 min

$10 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. X36 / ...
  2. X36

$9 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. 33.6 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  43 min

  1. 33.6 miles

$7 - $11

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Ardrossan Harbour, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour via Beith, Strand and Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $14
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Beith, Strand
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Beith, Strand to Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Ardrossan Harbour is 43 km. The road distance is 54 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour is to taxi which takes 43 min and costs £45 - £60.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Ardrossan Harbour. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour. However, there are services departing from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) and arriving at Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) via Beith, Strand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

The train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour takes 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.