There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Irvine by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Irvine

$10 - $13

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Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Irvine, Galt Avenue X79 / ...

$10

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

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Irvine is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 37 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, West Campbell Street and arriving at Irvine, Galt Avenue. Services depart every four hours, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Irvine. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Irvine is 23 miles. The road distance is 27 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Irvine without a car is to train which takes 28 min and costs £7 - £10.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Irvine takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Glasgow to Irvine bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Glasgow, West Campbell Street station.

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Glasgow to Irvine train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Irvine is to train which takes 28 min and costs £7 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 and takes 50 min.

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Glasgow to Irvine bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Irvine, Galt Avenue station.

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Glasgow to Irvine train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Irvine station.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Irvine.
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  • Distance: 23.1 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Irvine every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $13 and the journey takes 28 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow to Irvine every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 50 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Irvine, Galt Avenue
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Website
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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