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Train • 47 min
£4 - £12
Bus • 1h 10m
2 alternative options
Taxi • 29 min
£40 - £50
Drive • 29 min
£2 - £5
Glasgow to Jamestown by trains
The train journey time between Glasgow and Jamestown is around 46 min and covers a distance of around 19 miles. The fastest train normally takes 43 min. Operated by ScotRail, the Glasgow to Jamestown train service departs from Charing Cross (Glasgow) and arrives in Balloch. Typically 195 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Glasgow to Jamestown train schedules
Trains departing Saturday, June 12, 2021
Trains departing Monday, June 14, 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Jamestown is to bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 10m.
The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Jamestown is to taxi which costs £40 - £50 and takes 29 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, James Watt Street and arriving at Jamestown, Arthurston Road. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 10m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Charing Cross (Glasgow) and arriving at Balloch. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 47 min.
The distance between Glasgow and Jamestown is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.3 miles.
The best way to get from Glasgow to Jamestown without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs £4 - £12.
The train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Balloch takes 47 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Glasgow to Jamestown bus services, operated by First Glasgow, depart from Glasgow, James Watt Street station.
Glasgow to Jamestown train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Charing Cross (Glasgow) station.
The best way to get from Glasgow to Jamestown is to train which takes 47 min and costs £4 - £12. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h 10m.
What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Jamestown, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland?
ScotRail operates a train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Balloch hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £12 and the journey takes 47 min. Alternatively, First Glasgow operates a bus from Glasgow, James Watt Street to Jamestown, Arthurston Road 3 times a day. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 1h 10m.
Train from Charing Cross (Glasgow) to Balloch
- Ave. Duration
- 47 min
- Estimated price
- £4 - £12
- Anytime Day Single
- £4 - £7
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £9 - £12
- Ave. Duration
- 29 min
- Estimated price
- £40 - £50
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Glasgow to Jamestown bus services, operated by First Glasgow, arrive at Jamestown, Arthurston Road station.
Glasgow to Jamestown train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Balloch station.
Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Jamestown is 19 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Glasgow to Jamestown.
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