There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Balloch by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar
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Train • 44 min
£4 - £12
Line 1 bus • 1h 25m
3 alternative options
Taxi • 29 min
£40 - £50
Drive • 29 min
£3 - £5
Uber • 29 min
£22 - £35
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Balloch is to line 1 bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 25m.
The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Balloch is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 29 min.
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.
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.
The distance between Glasgow and Balloch is 16 miles. The road distance is 19 miles.
The best way to get from Glasgow to Balloch without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs £4 - £12.
The train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Balloch takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Glasgow to Balloch bus services, operated by First Glasgow, depart from Glasgow, Marriott Hotel station.
Glasgow to Balloch train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Charing Cross (Glasgow) station.
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.
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 from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Balloch
- Ave. Duration
- 44 min
- Estimated price
- £4 - £12
- Anytime Day Single
- £4 - £7
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £9 - £12
- Ave. Duration
- 29 min
- Estimated price
- £40 - £50
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Glasgow to Balloch bus services, operated by First Glasgow, arrive at Balloch Bus Terminus station.
Glasgow to Balloch train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Balloch station.
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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