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

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Bus  •  1 h 40 min

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

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

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

$20 - $25

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Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath 44 miles

$130 - $170

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 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 £100 - £130 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 Arrival Bay. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 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 2 h 9 min.

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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 bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Cowdenbeath bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at 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 bus which takes 1 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £15 - £20 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath.
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  • Distance: 39.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

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

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath via Haymarket in around 2 h 9 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
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
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 East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Cowdenbeath
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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Glasgow to Cowdenbeath bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Halbeath, Park & Ride Arrival Bay 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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