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

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour

$10 - $13

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Bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Beith, Strand X36 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Beith, Strand to Ardrossan, Hill Street (Harbour Street) X36

$8 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour 33.6 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour 33.6 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 43 min.

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

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The distance between Glasgow and Ardrossan Harbour is 27 miles. The road distance is 33.6 miles.

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

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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.

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

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The nearest airport to Ardrossan Harbour is Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) Airport which is 12.3 miles away. Other nearby airports include Glasgow (GLA) (21.8 miles), Edinburgh (EDI) (60.8 miles), Belfast City (BHD) (82.5 miles) and Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) (87.7 miles).

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Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour bus services, operated by Stagecoach West, arrive at Beith, Strand station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour.
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  • Distance: 27 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $13 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 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
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
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Ardrossan Harbour
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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