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

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Train  •  1h 43m

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

£14 - £43

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Bus  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride X27 / ...

£10 - £14

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Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath 44 miles

£90 - £110

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath 44 miles

£7 - £11

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Cowdenbeath station. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Cowdenbeath, Railway Station via Halbeath, Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 46m.

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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 1h 43m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Cowdenbeath is 39 miles. The road distance is 44 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £14 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow to Cowdenbeath train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £14 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 46m.

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  • Distance: 39.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

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

You can take a train from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath via Haymarket in around 1h 43m. Alternatively, Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £7 - £11 and the journey takes 1h 28m.

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
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
Train from Haymarket to Cowdenbeath
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£10 - £14
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
£90 - £110
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 Cowdenbeath bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Halbeath, Park & Ride station.

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Glasgow to Cowdenbeath train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Cowdenbeath station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Cowdenbeath is 44 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath.

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