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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falkirk Grahamston

£5 - £15

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Grahamston, Central Retail Park X37

£3 - £5

4 alternative options

Train, line 6 bus  •  1h 1m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Larbert
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Larbert, Station Hotel to Bainsford, David`s Loan 6A / ...

£7 - £16

Bus, line 6 bus  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital X24 / ...
  2. Take the line 6 bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Bainsford, David`s Loan 6A / ...

£7 - £10

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Bainsford 24.1 miles

£50 - £65

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Bainsford 24.1 miles

£3 - £6

Glasgow to Bainsford by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Bainsford is around 41 min and covers a distance of around 24 miles. The fastest train normally takes 38 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow to Bainsford train service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in Falkirk Grahamston. Typically 159 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
41 min
Fastest train time:
38 min
Train distance:
24 miles
Trains per week:
159
Cheapest price:
£5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:56
Last train departs at:
23:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Bainsford train schedules

Glasgow → Bainsford
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Bainsford is to bus which costs £3 - £5 and takes 1h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Bainsford is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Grahamston, Central Retail Park. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Falkirk Grahamston. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Bainsford is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Bainsford without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs £5 - £15.

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The train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falkirk Grahamston takes 41 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow to Bainsford bus services, operated by First, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Bainsford 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 Bainsford is to train which takes 41 min and costs £5 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 1h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Bainsford.
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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falkirk Grahamston hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £15 and the journey takes 41 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Grahamston, Central Retail Park hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 1h 13m.

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 Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Larbert
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £14
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£10 - £14
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Larbert, Station Hotel to Bainsford, David`s Loan
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Grahamston, Central Retail Park
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
Bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Bainsford, David`s Loan
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Bainsford
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
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 Bainsford bus services, operated by First, arrive at Grahamston, Central Retail Park station.

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Glasgow to Bainsford train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Falkirk Grahamston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Bainsford is 24 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Glasgow to Bainsford.

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