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

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Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Uddingston

£2 - £5

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Line 240 bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 240 bus from Glasgow, Trongate to Birkenshaw, Sixth Street 240

£2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Birkenshaw 10.8 miles

£25 - £30

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Birkenshaw 10.8 miles

£1 - £3

Glasgow to Birkenshaw by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Birkenshaw is around 12 min and covers a distance of around 8 miles. The fastest train normally takes 10 min. Operated by ScotRail, the Glasgow to Birkenshaw train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Uddingston. Typically 339 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Glasgow to Birkenshaw train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Birkenshaw is to line 240 bus which costs £2 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Birkenshaw is to train which costs £2 - £5 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, Trongate and arriving at Birkenshaw, Sixth Street. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Uddingston. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Birkenshaw is 7 miles. The road distance is 10.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Birkenshaw without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs £2 - £5.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Uddingston takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Glasgow to Birkenshaw bus services, operated by First Glasgow, depart from Glasgow, Trongate station.

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Glasgow to Birkenshaw train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Birkenshaw is to train which takes 14 min and costs £2 - £5. Alternatively, you can line 240 bus, which costs £2 and takes 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Birkenshaw.
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  • Distance: 6.9 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Central to Uddingston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £5 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, First Glasgow operates a bus from Glasgow, Trongate to Birkenshaw, Sixth Street every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Uddingston
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Bus operators
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Trongate to Birkenshaw, Sixth Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Birkenshaw
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
£25 - £30
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 Birkenshaw bus services, operated by First Glasgow, arrive at Birkenshaw, Sixth Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Birkenshaw is 11 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Glasgow to Birkenshaw.

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