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

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Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels

$23 - $29

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Bus Scottish Citylink  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Haymarket Station 900
  2. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) to Galashiels, Transport Interchange X95

$26 - $31

Bus via Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street)  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station) X37
  2. Take the bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23) 38
  3. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Carlton Highland Hotel) to Galashiels, Market Street Fountain (Cornmill Square) X62 / ...

$23 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Galashiels 78.5 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Galashiels is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Galashiels is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Galashiels. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Galashiels, Transport Interchange via Haymarket Station and Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Galashiels. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Queen Street and arriving at Galashiels via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Galashiels is 59 miles. The road distance is 78.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Galashiels without a car is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £17 - £23.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Glasgow to Galashiels, including transfers.

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

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Glasgow to Galashiels train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Queen Street station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Galashiels is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs £17 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £24 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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  • Distance: 59.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Galashiels, Scotland?

You can take a train from Glasgow to Galashiels via Edinburgh in around 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Galashiels via Haymarket Station, Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23), and Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) in around 3 h 11 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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) to Galashiels, Transport Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Carlton Highland Hotel) to Galashiels, Market Street Fountain (Cornmill Square)
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First

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Glasgow to Galashiels bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Galashiels, Transport Interchange station.

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Glasgow to Galashiels train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Galashiels station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Galashiels is 78 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Glasgow to Galashiels.

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