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Line 975 bus

  1. Take the line 975 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road

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Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Balloch

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Balloch

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  1. Drive from Glasgow to Balloch

Glasgow to Balloch by bus

82 Weekly Buses
45 min Average Duration
£5 Cheapest Price
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Glasgow → Balloch
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Balloch is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Balloch is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level and arriving at Balloch. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Balloch is 16 miles. The road distance is 19 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Balloch without a car is to line 975 bus which takes 45 min and costs £5 - £8.

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The line 975 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road takes 45 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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Glasgow to Balloch train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Balloch is to line 975 bus which takes 45 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £4 - £13 and takes 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Balloch.
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  • Distance: 15.8 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Balloch, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland?

Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road every 2 hours. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Balloch hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £13 and the journey takes 49 min.

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 Low Level to Balloch
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £13
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £13
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Balloch
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
£40 - £50
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 Balloch bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Balloch, Lower Stoneymollan Road station.

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Glasgow to Balloch train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Balloch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Balloch is 19 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Glasgow to Balloch.

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