There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Gretna Green by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Gretna Green

$30 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Lockerbie, Scotland National Express
  2. Take the bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Gretna Green, Loaning (Stormont Terrace) 382

$14 - $22

3 alternative options

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle

$45 - $102

Bus, line 380 bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Moffat, High Street (opp Town Hall) X74
  2. Take the line 380 bus from Moffat, High Street (opp Town Hall) to Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) 380
  3. Take the bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Gretna Green, Loaning (Stormont Terrace) 382

$18 - $25

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Gretna Green 87.1 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Gretna Green is to bus which costs £10 - £17 and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Gretna Green is to drive which takes 1 h 26 min and costs £14 - £21.

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The distance between Glasgow and Gretna Green is 122 km. The road distance is 139 km.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Gretna Green takes 2 h 7 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Gretna Green. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Gretna Green, Loaning (Stormont Terrace) via Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Gretna Green. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Gretna Green, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Gretna Green every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Gretna Green via Lockerbie, Scotland and Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) in around 2 h 36 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Gretna Green
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
McCalls Coaches
Phone
07525 834423
Email
enquiries@mccallscoaches.com
Website
mccallscoaches.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Gretna Green, Loaning (Stormont Terrace)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mccallscoaches.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Gretna Green, Loaning (Stormont Terrace)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Moffat, High Street (opp Town Hall)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moffat, High Street (opp Town Hall) to Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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