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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Kirkintilloch, Shells Road by bus, train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Line 72 bus  •  1h

  1. Take the line 72 bus from Glasgow, New City Road to Kirkintilloch, Lithgow Avenue 72

£3 - £4

3 alternative options

Train, line 72 bus  •  1h 10m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Lenzie
  2. Take the line 72 bus from Lenzie, Millersneuk Road to Kirkintilloch, Freeland Place 72 / ...

£4 - £7

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Kirkintilloch, Shells Road 10 miles

£24 - £29

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Kirkintilloch, Shells Road 10 miles

£1 - £3

Glasgow to Kirkintilloch, Shells Road by bus and walk

The journey time between Glasgow and Kirkintilloch, Shells Road is around 43 min and covers a distance of around 12 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 43 min. Operated by McGills Bus Service, the Glasgow to Kirkintilloch, Shells Road service departs from Glasgow, New City Road and arrives in Kirkintilloch, Shells Road. Typically 72 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
43 min
Fastest journey time:
43 min
Services per week:
72
Cheapest price:
£3
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:45
Last service departs at:
18:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Kirkintilloch, Shells Road bus and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Glasgow → Kirkintilloch, Shells Road
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Kirkintilloch, Shells Road is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Kirkintilloch, Shells Road is to taxi which costs £24 - £29 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, New City Road and arriving at Kirkintilloch, Lithgow Avenue. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Kirkintilloch, Shells Road is 7 miles. The road distance is 10 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Kirkintilloch, Shells Road without a car is to line 72 bus which takes 1h and costs £3 - £4.

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The line 72 bus from Glasgow, New City Road to Kirkintilloch, Lithgow Avenue takes 43 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Glasgow to Kirkintilloch, Shells Road bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Glasgow, New City Road station.

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Glasgow to Kirkintilloch, Shells Road bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Kirkintilloch, Lithgow Avenue station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Kirkintilloch, Shells Road is 10 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Glasgow to Kirkintilloch, Shells Road.

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  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Duration: 1h

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Kirkintilloch, Shells Road, Scotland?

McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Glasgow, New City Road to Kirkintilloch, Lithgow Avenue every 3 hours. Tickets cost £3 - £4 and the journey takes 43 min.

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 Lenzie
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £4
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, New City Road to Kirkintilloch, Lithgow Avenue
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Lenzie, Millersneuk Road to Kirkintilloch, Freeland Place
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
McGills Bus Service
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Kirkintilloch, Shells Road
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£24 - £29
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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