There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose
  2. Take the bus from Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy to Dunnottar Junction 107 / ...

$38 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Broxden, Park and Ride M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Seagate Bus Station to Dunnottar Junction X7

$23 - $43

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle 131.1 miles

$28 - $45

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle via Broxden, Park and Ride, Dundee City Centre, Bus Station, Seagate Bus Station, and Dunnottar Junction in around 4 h 6 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 Montrose
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Montrose, Lloyds Pharmacy to Dunnottar Junction
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Seagate Bus Station to Dunnottar Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Megabus UK

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Dunnottar Castle is 175 km. The road distance is 210 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle is to bus which costs £17 - £35 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Dunnottar Junction via Broxden, Park and Ride and Seagate Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Glasgow to Dunnottar Castle, including transfers.