There are 2 ways to get from Glasgow to Isle of Arran by train, ferry, bus or taxi

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What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Isle of Arran, Scotland?

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Isle of Arran. However, you can take the train to Ardrossan Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal, then take the taxi to Isle of Arran. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Beith, Strand, take the bus to Ardrossan, Dock road, take the walk to Ardrossan Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal, then take the taxi to Isle of Arran.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour
Avg. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120) to Beith, Strand
Avg. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Beith, Strand to Ardrossan, Dock road
Avg. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Ferry operators
Caledonian MacBrayne
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Glasgow to Isle of Arran?

The distance between Glasgow and Isle of Arran is 68 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Arran?

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Arran is to bus and ferry and taxi which costs £24 and takes 3 h 58 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Arran?

The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Isle of Arran is to train and ferry which takes 2 h 45 min and costs £26.

How long does it take to get from Glasgow to Isle of Arran?

It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Glasgow to Isle of Arran, including transfers.