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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Street (No 198) to Balfron, Clinic (Dunmore Street) B10 / ...

$3 - $5

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Milngavie
  2. Take the bus from Milngavie Railway Station to Balfron, Clinic (Dunmore Street) B10 / ...

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Balfron 18.3 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Balfron 18.3 miles

$3 - $6

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

First operates a bus from Glasgow to Balfron hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Milngavie
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Street (No 198) to Balfron, Clinic (Dunmore Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Milngavie Railway Station to Balfron, Clinic (Dunmore Street)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Balfron
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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

How far is it from Glasgow to Balfron?

The distance between Glasgow and Balfron is 23 km. The road distance is 29 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Balfron?

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Balfron is to bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 1 h 3 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow to Balfron?

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Balfron is to taxi which takes 29 min and costs £28 - £35.

Is there a direct bus between Glasgow and Balfron?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Street (No 198) and arriving at Balfron, Clinic (Dunmore Street). Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

How long does it take to get from Glasgow to Balfron?

The bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Street (No 198) to Balfron, Clinic (Dunmore Street) takes 1 h 3 min including transfers and departs hourly.