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There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Johnshaven by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose

£26 - £75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station M9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Johnshaven, Road End X7

£23 - £32

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Drive  •  2h 6m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Johnshaven 124.1 miles

£18 - £28

Glasgow to Johnshaven by train and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Johnshaven is around 4h 35m and covers a distance of around 122 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 48m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Stagecoach East Scotland and Stagecoach Bluebird, the Glasgow to Johnshaven service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in Johnshaven, Road End. Typically 31 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 35m
Fastest journey time:
2h 48m
Services per week:
31
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:41
Last service departs at:
21:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Johnshaven train and bus schedules

Glasgow → Johnshaven
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Johnshaven is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Johnshaven is to drive which costs £18 - £28 and takes 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Johnshaven. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Johnshaven, Road End via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Johnshaven is 98 miles. The road distance is 124.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Johnshaven without a car is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs £26 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Glasgow to Johnshaven, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Johnshaven bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Johnshaven is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs £26 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 4h 16m.

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Glasgow to Johnshaven bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Johnshaven, Road End station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Johnshaven is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2h 6m to drive from Glasgow to Johnshaven.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Johnshaven.
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  • Distance: 98.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose every 3 hours. Tickets cost £24 - £75 and the journey takes 1h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Johnshaven via Dundee City Centre, Bus Station in around 4h 16m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Montrose
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £75
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £75
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Seagate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
Scottish Citylink
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, Bus Station to Johnshaven, Road End
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland

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