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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 309 bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Alexandria
  2. Take the line 309 bus from Alexandria Railway Station to Balmaha, Car Park (Balmaha Road) 309

$13 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus, line 309 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Argyle Street (Radisson Hotel) to Alexandria, St Marys School 1A
  2. Take the line 309 bus from Alexandria Railway Station to Balmaha, Car Park (Balmaha Road) 309

$10 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Balmaha 21.4 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Balmaha 21.4 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Balmaha is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 32 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Balmaha is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 32 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Balmaha. However, there are services departing from Glasgow, Argyle Street (Radisson Hotel) and arriving at Balmaha, Car Park (Balmaha Road) via Alexandria Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

More details

The distance between Glasgow and Balmaha is 19 miles. The road distance is 21.4 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Glasgow to Balmaha without a car is to train and line 309 bus which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £9 - £11.

More details

It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Glasgow to Balmaha, including transfers.

More details

Glasgow to Balmaha bus services, operated by First, depart from Glasgow, Argyle Street (Radisson Hotel) station.

More details

Glasgow to Balmaha bus services, operated by Garelochhead Minibuses +, arrive at Balmaha, Car Park (Balmaha Road) station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Balmaha is 21 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Glasgow to Balmaha.

Get driving directions

There are 451+ hotels available in Balmaha. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Glasgow to Balmaha.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 18.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Balmaha via Alexandria, St Marys School and Alexandria Railway Station in around 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Alexandria
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
Bus operators
Garelochhead Minibuses +
Phone
01436 810 200
Website
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Alexandria Railway Station to Balmaha, Car Park (Balmaha Road)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Balmaha
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.