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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle by train, bus or car

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Train, bus

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Dundee
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Dunnottar Junction

Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stonehaven

Bus via Perth

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Perth, South Street
  2. Take the bus from Perth, South Street to Dunnottar Junction

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle

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

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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 to Dunnottar Castle. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Dunnottar Junction via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Dunnottar Castle is 109 miles. The road distance is 131 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 18m and costs £28 - £80.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Glasgow station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle is to train which takes 3h 37m and costs £30 - £95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £16 - £35 and takes 4h 49m.

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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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  • Distance: 109.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 18m

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stonehaven 5 times a day. Tickets cost £29 - £90 and the journey takes 2h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station and Dunnottar Junction in around 4h 49m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stonehaven
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£29 - £90
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£65 - £90
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy to Dunnottar Junction
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Dunnottar Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £13
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Perth, South Street to Dunnottar Junction
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £17
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
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
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 Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Perth, South Street
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Scottish Citylink

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