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

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Milliken Park

£3 - £8

3 alternative options

Line 38 bus  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Glasgow, West George Street to Kilbarchan, Craigends Drive 38

£3 - £4

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Kilbarchan 14.3 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Kilbarchan 14.3 miles

£2 - £4

Glasgow to Kilbarchan by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Kilbarchan is around 16 min and covers a distance of around 12 miles. The fastest train normally takes 16 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow to Kilbarchan train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Milliken Park. Typically 256 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
16 min
Fastest train time:
16 min
Train distance:
12 miles
Trains per week:
256
Cheapest price:
£3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:14
Last train departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Kilbarchan train schedules

Glasgow → Kilbarchan
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Kilbarchan is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Kilbarchan is to train which costs £3 - £8 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, West George Street and arriving at Kilbarchan, Craigends Drive. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Milliken Park. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Kilbarchan is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Kilbarchan without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £8.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Milliken Park takes 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow to Kilbarchan bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Glasgow, West George Street station.

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Glasgow to Kilbarchan train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Kilbarchan is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £8. Alternatively, you can line 38 bus, which costs £3 - £4 and takes 1h 3m.

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  • Distance: 11.6 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Milliken Park hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £8 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Glasgow, West George Street to Kilbarchan, Craigends Drive hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £4 and the journey takes 1h 3m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Milliken Park
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £8
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £8
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Kilbarchan
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Southside Radio Cars
Phone
+44 141 883 3333
Website
southsideradiocars.co.uk
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
Cross Cabs
Phone
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Caledonian Cabs
Phone
+44 7467 133 388
Website
caledoniancabs.co.uk

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Glasgow to Kilbarchan bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Kilbarchan, Craigends Drive station.

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Glasgow to Kilbarchan train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Milliken Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Kilbarchan is 14 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Glasgow to Kilbarchan.

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