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

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Train  •  1h 39m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Girvan

£13 - £40

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Bus  •  2h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Ayr, Bus Station X77
  2. Take the bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Girvan, Ailsa Street East 58 / ...

£8 - £12

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Train via Ayr  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
  2. Take the train from Ayr to Girvan

£13 - £40

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Girvan 57.8 miles

£8 - £13

Glasgow to Girvan by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Girvan is around 1h 41m and covers a distance of around 60 miles. The fastest train normally takes 1h 39m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow to Girvan train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Girvan. Typically 18 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 41m
Fastest train time:
1h 39m
Trains per week:
18
Cheapest price:
£13
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:07
Last train departs at:
18:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Girvan train schedules

Glasgow → Girvan
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Girvan is to bus which costs £7 - £13 and takes 2h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Girvan is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Girvan. However, there are services departing from Glasgow, West Regent Lane and arriving at Girvan, Ailsa Street East via Ayr, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Girvan. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 39m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Girvan is 49 miles. The road distance is 57.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Girvan without a car is to train which takes 1h 39m and costs £13 - £40.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Girvan takes 1h 39m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Glasgow to Girvan bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Glasgow, West Regent Lane station.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Girvan is to train which takes 1h 39m and costs £13 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £13 and takes 2h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Girvan.
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  • Distance: 49.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 39m

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Girvan 3 times a day. Tickets cost £13 - £40 and the journey takes 1h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Girvan via Ayr, Bus Station in around 2h 21m.

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 Girvan
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £26
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £26
Train from Ayr to Girvan
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £14
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£10 - £14
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Ayr, Bus Station to Girvan, Ailsa Street East
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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Glasgow to Girvan bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Girvan, Ailsa Street East station.

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Glasgow to Girvan train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Girvan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Girvan is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Glasgow to Girvan.

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