There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Greenock by train, bus, ferry, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Greenock West

$8 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 5) 907 / ...

$5 - $7

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cessnock, Glasgow Science Centre North Quay to Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal Wav

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Greenock 25.1 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Greenock 25.1 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Greenock is to bus which costs £4 - £5 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Greenock is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs £35 - £45.

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The distance between Glasgow and Greenock is 33 km. The road distance is 40 km.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Greenock West takes 43 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, West Campbell Street and arriving at Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 5). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Greenock West. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Cessnock, Glasgow Science Centre North Quay and arriving at Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Greenock every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Glasgow to Greenock every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Greenock West
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 5)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Ferry operators
Paddle Steamer Waverley
Phone
+44 845 130 4647
Email
info@waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Website
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Ferry from Cessnock, Glasgow Science Centre North Quay to Greenock Custom House Quay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Greenock
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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