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

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Train  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee

£17 - £55

Cheapest option

Bus via Dunfermline  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay X24 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Dundee City Centre, Crichton Street X61 / ...

£16 - £23

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station M9 / ...

£16 - £23

Drive  •  1h 28m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Ballumbie 84.5 miles

£12 - £19

Glasgow to Ballumbie by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Ballumbie is around 2h 17m and covers a distance of around 87 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 43m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Xplore Dundee, the Glasgow to Ballumbie service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in Douglas, Balmullo Square. Typically 101 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 17m
Fastest journey time:
1h 43m
Services per week:
101
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:53
Last service departs at:
23:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Ballumbie train, walk and bus schedules

Glasgow → Ballumbie
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Ballumbie is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Ballumbie is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Ballumbie. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Whitfield, Berwick Drive via Dundee City Centre, Forum Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 21m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Ballumbie is 68 miles. The road distance is 84.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Ballumbie without a car is to train which takes 2h 9m and costs £17 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Glasgow to Ballumbie, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Ballumbie is to train which takes 2h 9m and costs £17 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £23 and takes 2h 21m.

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Glasgow to Ballumbie bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Seagate Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Ballumbie is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1h 28m to drive from Glasgow to Ballumbie.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Ballumbie.
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  • Distance: 68.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 9m

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee hourly. Tickets cost £17 - £55 and the journey takes 1h 36m. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station hourly. Tickets cost £16 - £23 and the journey takes 1h 45m.

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 to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Dundee City Centre, Crichton Street
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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