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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Kelso by train, bus or car

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Train, line 67 bus  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
  3. Take the line 67 bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Kelso, Coledale Car Park 67

Cheapest option

Bus via Camelon, Sensory Centre  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Camelon, Mariner Centre X37
  2. Take the bus from Camelon, Sensory Centre to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place 38
  3. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Kelso, WHSmith 52

$18 - $23

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Kelso, WHSmith 52

$25 - $32

Bus  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station 900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Kelso, WHSmith 52

$18 - $29

Drive  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Kelso 88.8 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Kelso is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 5h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Kelso is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Kelso. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Kelso, WHSmith via Edinburgh, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Kelso is 74 miles. The road distance is 88.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Kelso without a car is to train and line 67 bus which takes 4h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Glasgow to Kelso, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Kelso bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Kelso bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Kelso, WHSmith station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Kelso is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Glasgow to Kelso.

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There are 205+ hotels available in Kelso. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Kelso.
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  • Distance: 73.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Kelso via Edinburgh, Bus Station in around 4h 26m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
Train from Edinburgh to Galashiels
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01289 308719
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Kelso, Coledale Car Park
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Kelso, WHSmith
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Kelso, WHSmith
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Camelon, Mariner Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Camelon, Sensory Centre to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First

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