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There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay X24 / ...

£10 - £15

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 54m

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

£17 - £59

Drive  •  1h 3m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules 55.7 miles

£8 - £13

Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules by bus

The bus journey time between Glasgow and Falkland, Pillars of Hercules is around 10h 44m and covers a distance of around 68 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 10h 20m. Operated by Stagecoach East Scotland and Moffat + Williamson, the Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Falkland, Pillars of Hercules. Typically five buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
10h 44m
Fastest bus time:
10h 20m
Bus distance:
68 miles
Buses per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
20:50
Last bus departs at:
22:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules bus schedules

Glasgow → Falkland, Pillars of Hercules
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Falkland, Pillars of Hercules via Glenrothes, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 44m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Falkland, Pillars of Hercules is 49 miles. The road distance is 55.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules without a car is to bus which takes 2h 44m and costs £10 - £15.

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It takes approximately 2h 44m to get from Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules is to bus which takes 2h 44m and costs £10 - £15. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £17 - £60 and takes 2h 54m.

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Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules.

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  • Distance: 48.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 44m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Falkland, Pillars of Hercules, Scotland?

Stagecoach East Scotland operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay hourly. Tickets cost £10 - £15 and the journey takes 1h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Falkland, Pillars of Hercules via Haymarket, Ladybank, and Ladybank, Railway Station in around 2h 54m.

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 Haymarket
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
Train from Haymarket to Ladybank
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£18 - £24
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glenrothes, Bus Station Arrival Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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