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There are 2 ways to get from Glasgow to Argyll and Bute by bus or car

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Bus  •  2h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street 926

£16 - £23

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 45m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Argyll and Bute 82.1 miles

£12 - £19

Glasgow to Argyll and Bute by bus

The bus journey time between Glasgow and Argyll and Bute is around 2h 31m and covers a distance of around 82 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2h 27m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, the Glasgow to Argyll and Bute bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street. Typically 42 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2h 31m
Fastest bus time:
2h 27m
Bus distance:
82 miles
Buses per week:
42
Cheapest price:
£16
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last buses

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Argyll and Bute bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Argyll and Bute is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Argyll and Bute is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow to Argyll and Bute is to drive. Taking this option will cost £12 - £19 and takes 1h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 30m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Argyll and Bute is 47 miles. The road distance is 82.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Argyll and Bute without a car is to bus which takes 2h 30m and costs £16 - £23.

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The bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street takes 2h 30m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Glasgow to Argyll and Bute bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Argyll and Bute bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Argyll and Bute is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Glasgow to Argyll and Bute.

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  • Distance: 47.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 30m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Argyll and Bute, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street every 4 hours. Tickets cost £16 - £23 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Lochgilphead, Lochnell Street
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink

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