There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road) by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Carlisle

$45 - $103

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) X74
  2. Take the bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road) X75 / ...

$17 - $23

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Gretna Green

$30 - $40

Bus, line 382 bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Lockerbie, Scotland National Express
  2. Take the line 382 bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Gretna, Outlet (Retail Park) 382

$19 - $22

Drive  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road) 87.7 miles

$18 - $28

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road), Scotland?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Glasgow to Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road) hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $100 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. TransPennine Express also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road) via Lockerbie, Scotland and Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) in around 2 h 37 min.

Train operators
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 18 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
Bus operators
McCalls Coaches
Phone
07525 834423
Email
enquiries@mccallscoaches.com
Website
mccallscoaches.com
Bus from Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road) to Gretna, Outlet (Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mccallscoaches.com
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) to Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road) is 123 km. The road distance is 140 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road) is to bus which costs £13 - £17 and takes 3 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road) is to drive which takes 1 h 27 min and costs £14 - £21.

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 h 7 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road). However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Gretna, Outlet (Retail Park) via Lockerbie, Crown Inn (Goods Station Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 16 min to get from Glasgow to Gretna, Outlet (Sarkfoot Road), including transfers.