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

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Train  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Cardenden

£15 - £45

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Bus, line 33 bus  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay X24 / ...
  2. Take the line 33 bus from Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay to Bowhill, Orebank Road 33 / ...

£11 - £16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Cardenden 48.7 miles

£100 - £120

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Cardenden 48.7 miles

£7 - £11

Glasgow to Cardenden by trains

The train journey time between Glasgow and Cardenden is around 2h 17m and covers a distance of around 71 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 42m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow to Cardenden train service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in Cardenden. Typically 132 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 17m
Fastest train time:
1h 42m
Trains per week:
132
Cheapest price:
£15
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:00
Last train departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Cardenden train schedules

Glasgow → Cardenden
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Cardenden is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Cardenden is to taxi which costs £100 - £120 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Cardenden. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Bowhill, Orebank Road via Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Cardenden. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Cardenden via Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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It is 43 miles from Glasgow to Cardenden. It is approximately 48.7 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Cardenden without a car is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs £15 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2h 5m to get from Glasgow to Cardenden, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Cardenden bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Cardenden train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Cardenden is to train which takes 2h 5m and costs £15 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus and line 33 bus, which costs £11 - £17 and takes 2h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Cardenden.
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  • Distance: 43.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 5m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Cardenden via Haymarket in around 2h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Cardenden via Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay in around 2h 29m.

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 Haymarket
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
Train from Haymarket to Cardenden
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £16
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £16
Bus operators
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 Bowhill, Orebank Road
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Cardenden
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
£100 - £120
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 Cardenden bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Bowhill, Orebank Road station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Cardenden is 49 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Glasgow to Cardenden.

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