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

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Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Blantyre

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Line 255 bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 255 bus from Glasgow, Candleriggs (New Wynd) to Bothwell, The Glebe 255

$3 - $4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Bothwell 13.1 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Bothwell 13.1 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Bothwell is to line 255 bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Bothwell is to taxi which costs £21 - £26 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, Candleriggs (New Wynd) and arriving at Bothwell, The Glebe. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central Low Level and arriving at Blantyre. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Bothwell is 9 miles. The road distance is 13.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Bothwell without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs £3 - £4.

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The train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Blantyre takes 20 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Glasgow to Bothwell bus services, operated by First, depart from Glasgow, Candleriggs (New Wynd) station.

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Glasgow to Bothwell train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Central Low Level station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Bothwell is to train which takes 20 min and costs £3 - £4. Alternatively, you can line 255 bus, which costs £2 - £3 and takes 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Bothwell.
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  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Bothwell every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 20 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Glasgow to Bothwell every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 39 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Blantyre
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Bothwell
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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

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