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

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Train, line 4 bus  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Falkirk Grahamston
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Falkirk, Weir Street to Grangemouth, Burnbank Road 4 / ...

£8 - £18

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Bus  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Asda X37

£5 - £7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Grangemouth 28.9 miles

£60 - £75

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Grangemouth 28.9 miles

£4 - £7

Glasgow to Grangemouth by train and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Grangemouth is around 1h 20m and covers a distance of around 27 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 58 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service and First, the Glasgow to Grangemouth service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in Grangemouth, Burnbank Road. Typically 134 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 20m
Fastest journey time:
58 min
Services per week:
134
Cheapest price:
£8
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:56
Last service departs at:
23:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Grangemouth train and bus schedules

Glasgow → Grangemouth
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Grangemouth is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Grangemouth is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Grangemouth. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Grangemouth, Burnbank Road via Falkirk, Melville Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 36m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Grangemouth is 23 miles. The road distance is 28.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Grangemouth without a car is to train and line 4 bus which takes 1h 4m and costs £7 - £18.

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It takes approximately 1h 4m to get from Glasgow to Grangemouth, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Grangemouth bus services, operated by First, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Grangemouth bus services, operated by First, arrive at Falkirk, Asda station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Grangemouth is 29 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Glasgow to Grangemouth.

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  • Distance: 23.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 4m

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

First operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Asda hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 1h 11m.

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 Falkirk Grahamston
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street to Grangemouth, Burnbank Road
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Asda
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Grangemouth
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
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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