There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Balloch by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  44 min

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

£4 - £12

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Line 1 bus  •  1h 25m

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Glasgow, Marriott Hotel to Balloch Bus Terminus 1 / ...

£2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Balloch 19 miles

£40 - £50

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Balloch 19 miles

£3 - £5

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Glasgow to Balloch 19 miles

£22 - £35

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Balloch is to line 1 bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Balloch is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, Marriott Hotel and arriving at Balloch Bus Terminus. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 25m.

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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 44 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 44 min and costs £4 - £12.

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The train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Balloch takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow to Balloch bus services, operated by First Glasgow, depart from Glasgow, Marriott Hotel 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 44 min and costs £4 - £12. Alternatively, you can line 1 bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Balloch.
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  • Distance: 15.8 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Balloch hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £12 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, First Glasgow operates a bus from Glasgow, Marriott Hotel to Balloch Bus Terminus hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 1h 25m.

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
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £12
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £12
Bus operators
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow, Marriott Hotel to Balloch Bus Terminus
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Glasgow to Balloch
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£22 - £35
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uber.com
Assist
£22 - £35
UberX
£22 - £35
UberXL
£30 - £45
Exec
£40 - £55
Taxi from Glasgow to Balloch
Ave. Duration
29 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 First Glasgow, 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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