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There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Clarkston by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Clarkston

£2 - £4

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Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Clarkston 6.3 miles

£16 - £19

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Clarkston 6.3 miles

£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.

Train route overview

Average train time:
18 min
Fastest train time:
13 min
Trains per week:
238
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:12
Last train departs at:
23:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Clarkston train schedules

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Glasgow to Clarkston is to drive, which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Clarkston is to taxi which costs £16 - £19 and takes 14 min.

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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.

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The distance between Glasgow and Clarkston is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Clarkston without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Clarkston takes 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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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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  • Distance: 5.3 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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 operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Clarkston
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £4
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Clarkston
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
£16 - £19
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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