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There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area by train, bus or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Bridge of Orchy

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glencoe, Chairlift Road End

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Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area

Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area by bus and walk

The journey time between Glasgow and Glencoe Ski area is around 2h 20m and covers a distance of around 75 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 11m. Operated by Scottish Citylink, the Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Glencoe Ski area. Typically 36 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
2h 20m
Fastest journey time:
2h 11m
Journey distance:
75 miles
Services per week:
36
Cheapest price:
£14
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:45
Last service departs at:
18:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area bus and walk schedules

Glasgow → Glencoe Ski area
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Glencoe Ski area is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Glencoe Ski area is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Glencoe Ski area is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buchanan Bus Station station and arriving at Glencoe, Chairlift Road End. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 21m.

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It is 58 miles from Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area. It is approximately 74.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area without a car is to train which takes 2h 38m and costs £40 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2h 38m to get from Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area is to train which takes 2h 38m and costs £40 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 2h 36m.

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Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Glencoe, Chairlift Road End station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area is 74 miles. It takes approximately 1h 34m to drive from Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Glencoe Ski area.
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  • Distance: 57.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 38m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Glencoe Ski area, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street to Bridge of Orchy 3 times a week. Tickets cost £14 - £45 and the journey takes 2h 23m. Alternatively, Scottish Citylink operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glencoe, Chairlift Road End 4 times a day. Tickets cost £14 - £21 and the journey takes 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 Queen Street to Bridge of Orchy
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £45
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £21
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £45
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glencoe, Chairlift Road End
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £21
Website
Scottish Citylink

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