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

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Train  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Patterton

3 alternative options

Line 4 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Glasgow, St Vincent Street to Newton Mearns, Hunters Drive 4

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to East Renfrewshire 12.7 miles

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to East Renfrewshire 12.7 miles

Glasgow to East Renfrewshire by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and East Renfrewshire is around 22 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest train normally takes 17 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow to East Renfrewshire train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Patterton. Typically 243 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
22 min
Fastest train time:
17 min
Train distance:
7 miles
Trains per week:
243
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:17
Last train departs at:
23:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to East Renfrewshire train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to East Renfrewshire is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to East Renfrewshire is to taxi which costs £29 - £35 and takes 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, St Vincent Street and arriving at Newton Mearns, Hunters Drive. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Patterton. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and East Renfrewshire is 9 miles. The road distance is 12.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to East Renfrewshire without a car is to train which takes 22 min and costs £2 - £5.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Patterton takes 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow to East Renfrewshire bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Glasgow, St Vincent Street station.

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Glasgow to East Renfrewshire train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to East Renfrewshire is to train which takes 22 min and costs £2 - £5. Alternatively, you can line 4 bus, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to East Renfrewshire.
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  • Distance: 8.5 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and East Renfrewshire, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Patterton hourly. Tickets cost £2 - £5 and the journey takes 22 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow, St Vincent Street to Newton Mearns, Hunters Drive hourly. Tickets cost £2 - £4 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Patterton
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, St Vincent Street to Newton Mearns, Hunters Drive
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to East Renfrewshire
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
£29 - £35
Southside Radio Cars
Phone
+44 141 883 3333
Website
southsideradiocars.co.uk
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
Cross Cabs
Phone
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Caledonian Cabs
Phone
+44 7467 133 388
Website
caledoniancabs.co.uk

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Glasgow to East Renfrewshire bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Newton Mearns, Hunters Drive station.

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Glasgow to East Renfrewshire train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Patterton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to East Renfrewshire is 13 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Glasgow to East Renfrewshire.

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