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

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Train, bus  •  3 h 18 min

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

$31 - $38

Cheapest option

Bus via Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street)  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station) X37
  2. Take the bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23) 38
  3. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) to Kelso, WHSmith 52

$25 - $27

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) 900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Kelso, WHSmith 52

$29 - $33

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Kelso 88.8 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

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 (Stances 7 to 10). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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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 bus which takes 3 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min 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 1 h 36 min to drive from Glasgow to Kelso.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Kelso. Prices start at $84 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: 3 h 18 min

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

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Kelso via Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2) and Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) in around 4 h 26 min.

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
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Border Buses
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Kelso, Coledale Car Park
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Galashiels, Transport Interchange to Kelso, Coledale Car Park
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 7 to 10) to Kelso, WHSmith
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge (Middle of Bridge) to Kelso, WHSmith
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17
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 (Stances 1 & 2)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Falkirk, Grahamston Station (At Grahamston Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Falkirk, Weir Street (opp Weir Street) to Edinburgh, Waterloo Place (near 23)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First

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