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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Busby

£2 - £5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Busby 8.9 miles

£21 - £26

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Busby 8.9 miles

£1 - £2

Glasgow to Busby by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Busby is around 22 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest train normally takes 16 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow to Busby train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Busby. Typically 238 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
22 min
Fastest train time:
16 min
Train distance:
7 miles
Trains per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

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Last train departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Busby train schedules

Glasgow → Busby
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Busby is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Busby is to taxi which costs £21 - £26 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Busby. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Busby is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Busby without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs £2 - £5.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Busby takes 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow to Busby train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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Glasgow to Busby train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Busby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Busby is 9 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Glasgow to Busby.

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  • Distance: 5.8 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Busby hourly. Tickets cost £2 - £5 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
+44 344 811 0141
Train from Glasgow Central to Busby
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£2 - £5
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Busby
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£21 - £26
Southside Radio Cars
+44 141 883 3333
Hampden Cabs Ltd
+44 141 332 5050
Glasgow Taxis
+44 141 429 7070
Cross Cabs
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
+44 141 959 1212
Caledonian Cabs
+44 7467 133 388

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