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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Arrochar, Braeside Stores

Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Arrochar & Tarbet

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Arrochar

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Arrochar

Glasgow to Arrochar by bus

The bus journey time between Glasgow and Arrochar is around 1h 11m and covers a distance of around 36 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 7m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, the Glasgow to Arrochar bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Arrochar, Braeside Stores. Typically 56 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
1h 11m
Fastest bus time:
1h 7m
Bus distance:
36 miles
Buses per week:
56
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
7 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 Arrochar bus schedules

Glasgow → Arrochar
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Arrochar is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Arrochar is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Arrochar, Braeside Stores. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Arrochar & Tarbet. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Arrochar is 30 miles. The road distance is 35.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Arrochar without a car is to bus which takes 1h 11m and costs £8 - £12.

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The bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Arrochar, Braeside Stores takes 1h 11m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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Glasgow to Arrochar 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 Arrochar is to bus which takes 1h 11m and costs £8 - £12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £8 - £25 and takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Arrochar.
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  • Distance: 29.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 11m

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

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Arrochar, Braeside Stores every 3 hours. Tickets cost £8 - £12 and the journey takes 1h 11m. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street to Arrochar & Tarbet 4 times a day. Tickets cost £8 - £25 and the journey takes 1h 15m.

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 Arrochar & Tarbet
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £25
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £25
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Arrochar, Braeside Stores
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Arrochar
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
£75 - £90
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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Glasgow to Arrochar bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Arrochar, Braeside Stores station.

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Glasgow to Arrochar train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Arrochar & Tarbet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Arrochar is 36 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Glasgow to Arrochar.

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