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Recommended option

Train  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Irvine

$10 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Irvine, Bridgegate (Seagate) X44

$5 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Irvine 27 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Irvine 27 miles

$5 - $9

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Irvine hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West operates a bus from Glasgow to Irvine every 2 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 53 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Irvine
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Irvine, Bridgegate (Seagate)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Irvine
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Irvine is 37 km. The road distance is 43 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Irvine is to bus which costs £4 - £5 and takes 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Irvine is to train which takes 28 min and costs £7 - £10.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Irvine. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) and arriving at Irvine, Bridgegate (Seagate). Services depart every two hours, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

The train from Glasgow Central to Irvine takes 28 min including transfers and departs hourly.