There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Clarkston by train, taxi or car
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Train • 19 min
£2 - £4
2 alternative options
Taxi • 14 min
£16 - £19
Drive • 14 min
£1 - £2
Glasgow to Clarkston by train
The train journey time between Glasgow and Clarkston is around 18 min and covers a distance of around 6 miles. The fastest train normally takes 13 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow to Clarkston train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Clarkston. Typically 238 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Glasgow to Clarkston train schedules
Trains departing Sunday, June 20, 2021
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Clarkston is 111.
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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers
The most affordable way to get from Glasgow to Clarkston is to drive, which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.
The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Clarkston is to taxi which costs £16 - £19 and takes 14 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Clarkston. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.
The distance between Glasgow and Clarkston is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.3 miles.
The best way to get from Glasgow to Clarkston without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs £2 - £4.
The train from Glasgow Central to Clarkston takes 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Glasgow to Clarkston train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.
Glasgow to Clarkston train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Clarkston station.
Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Clarkston is 6 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Glasgow to Clarkston.
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What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Clarkston, East Renfrewshire, Scotland?
First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Clarkston hourly. Tickets cost £2 - £4 and the journey takes 19 min.
Train from Glasgow Central to Clarkston
- Ave. Duration
- 19 min
- Estimated price
- £2 - £4
- First ScotRail Service
- Anytime Day Single
- £2 - £3
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £3 - £4
- Ave. Duration
- 14 min
- Estimated price
- £16 - £19
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