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

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Bus  •  1 h 41 min

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

$8 - $10

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

$19 - $24

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath 44 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath 44 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath, including transfers.

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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 (Railway Bridge) via Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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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 1 h 48 min.

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The nearest airport to Cowdenbeath is Edinburgh (EDI) Airport which is 11.4 miles away. Other nearby airports include Glasgow (GLA) (45.6 miles), Aberdeen (ABZ) (87.3 miles), Newcastle (NCL) (98.4 miles) and Inverness (INV) (103 miles).

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  • Distance: 39.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

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

Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 22 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
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
Train from Haymarket to Cowdenbeath
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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