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

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Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Balloch

$6 - $9

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Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Argyle Street to Balloch Bus Terminus 1A / ...

$4 - $5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Balloch 19 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Balloch 19 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Balloch is to bus which costs £3 - £4 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, Argyle Street and arriving at Balloch Bus Terminus. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Charing Cross (Glasgow) and arriving at Balloch. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 42 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 train which takes 42 min and costs £5 - £7.

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The train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Balloch takes 42 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow to Balloch bus services, operated by First, depart from Glasgow, Argyle Street station.

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Glasgow to Balloch train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Charing Cross (Glasgow) station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Balloch is to train which takes 42 min and costs £5 - £7. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £4 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Balloch.
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  • Distance: 15.8 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Balloch hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Glasgow to Balloch every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Balloch
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Balloch
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$35 - $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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Glasgow to Balloch bus services, operated by First, arrive at Balloch Bus Terminus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Balloch is 19 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Glasgow to Balloch.

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