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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Chapelton by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 13 bus  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride
  2. Take the line 13 bus from West Mains, Ladybank Court to Chapelton, Shawton Road 13

Cheapest option

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Chapelton 15.7 miles

£35 - £45

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station X74
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Chapelton, Wellbrae 256 / ...

Train, bus  •  2h 2m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Hamilton Central
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Chapelton, Wellbrae 256 / ...

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Chapelton 15.7 miles

£2 - £4

Glasgow to Chapelton by train and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Chapelton is around 1h 4m and covers a distance of around 18 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 53 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service and JMB Travel, the Glasgow to Chapelton service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Chapelton, Shawton Road. Typically 39 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 4m
Fastest journey time:
53 min
Services per week:
39
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:18
Last service departs at:
22:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Chapelton train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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Glasgow → Chapelton
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Chapelton is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Chapelton is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Chapelton. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Chapelton, Wellbrae via Hamilton, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 57m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Chapelton is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Chapelton without a car is to train and line 13 bus which takes 1h 49m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 49m to get from Glasgow to Chapelton, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Chapelton bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Chapelton bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, arrive at Chapelton, Wellbrae station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Chapelton is 16 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Glasgow to Chapelton.

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  • Distance: 12.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 49m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Chapelton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Chapelton via Hamilton, Bus Station in around 1h 57m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Hamilton Central
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Bus operators
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from West Mains, Ladybank Court to Chapelton, Shawton Road
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
JMB Travel
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Chapelton, Wellbrae
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
JMB Travel
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
traveline.info
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Chapelton, Wellbrae
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Chapelton
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£35 - £45
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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