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

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Gretna Green.
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  • Distance: 76.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Gretna Green every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 hours 7 minutes. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Glasgow to Gretna Green once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 1 hour 15 minutes.

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
Avg. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle
Avg. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Moffat, High Street (opp Town Hall)
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

How far is it from Glasgow to Gretna Green?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Gretna Green?

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Gretna Green is to bus which costs £14 and takes 2 hours 36 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow to Gretna Green?

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Gretna Green is to drive which takes 1 hour 26 minutes and costs £16.

Is there a direct train between Glasgow and Gretna Green?

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

Is there a direct bus between Glasgow and Gretna Green?

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 hours 36 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Glasgow to Gretna Green?

The train from Glasgow Central to Gretna Green takes 2 hours 7 minutes including transfers and departs every three hours.