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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stonehaven

$42 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station M8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Dunnottar Junction X7

$21 - $40

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose
  2. Take the bus from Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy to Dunnottar Junction X7 / ...

$37 - $50

Drive  •  2h 13m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle 131.1 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle is to bus which costs £15 - £35 and takes 5h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Dunnottar Castle. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Dunnottar Junction via Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 10m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Dunnottar Castle is 109 miles. The road distance is 131.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle without a car is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs £30 - £45.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs £30 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £35 and takes 5h 10m.

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Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Dunnottar Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2h 13m to drive from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle.
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  • Distance: 109.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 7m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Dunnottar Castle, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 2h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle via Seagate Bus Station and Dunnottar Junction in around 5h 10m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stonehaven
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy to Dunnottar Junction
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Dunnottar Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Stagecoach North Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy to Dunnottar Junction
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Stagecoach North Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dundee City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Dundee, Scotland
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express

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