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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cowdenbeath, The Fountain X26

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 48 min

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

$21 - $27

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath 44 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath 44 miles

$9 - $14

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

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath via Haymarket in around 1 h 48 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Haymarket to Cowdenbeath
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $8
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath?

The distance between Glasgow and Cowdenbeath is 63 km. The road distance is 70 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath?

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath?

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath is to taxi which takes 53 min and costs £100 - £130.

Is there a direct train between Glasgow and Cowdenbeath?

No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Cowdenbeath via Haymarket. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 48 min.

Is there a direct bus between Glasgow and Cowdenbeath?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Cowdenbeath, The Fountain. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

How long does it take to get from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath?

The bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Cowdenbeath, The Fountain takes 1 h 39 min including transfers and departs hourly.