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There are 2 ways to get from Glasgow to Lochranza by train, ferry or bus

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Recommended option

Train, ferry, line 324 bus  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ardrossan Harbour
  2. Take the ferry from Ardrossan Ferry Terminal to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal Cm5
  3. Take the line 324 bus from Brodick, Ferry Terminal to Lochranza Castle 324

£13 - £29

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry, line 324 bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Ardrossan, Dock road X36
  2. Take the ferry from Ardrossan Ferry Terminal to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal Cm5
  3. Take the line 324 bus from Brodick, Ferry Terminal to Lochranza Castle 324

£11 - £15

Glasgow to Lochranza by train, ferry and bus

The journey time between Glasgow and Lochranza is around 4h 5m and covers a distance of around 60 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 48m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Caledonian MacBrayne and Stagecoach West Scotland, the Glasgow to Lochranza service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Lochranza Castle. Typically 33 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 5m
Fastest journey time:
2h 48m
Journey distance:
60 miles
Services per week:
33
Cheapest price:
£13
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:34
Last service departs at:
20:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Lochranza train, ferry and bus schedules

Glasgow → Lochranza
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lochranza is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lochranza is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Lochranza is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 31 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Lochranza is to bus and ferry and line 324 bus which costs £10 - £16 and takes 4h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow to Lochranza is to train and ferry and line 324 bus. Taking this option will cost £13 - £29 and takes 4h 22m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Lochranza is 42 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Lochranza without a car is to train and ferry and line 324 bus which takes 4h 22m and costs £13 - £29.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Glasgow to Lochranza, including transfers.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Lochranza. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Lochranza.
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  • Distance: 42.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 22m

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

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Lochranza. However, you can take the train to Ardrossan Harbour, take the walk to Ardrossan Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Brodick, Ferry Terminal, then take the line 324 bus to Lochranza Castle. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Glasgow to Lochranza via Ardrossan, Dock road, Ardrossan Ferry Terminal, Brodick Isle of Arran Ferry Terminal, and Brodick, Ferry Terminal in around 4h 59m.

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 Ardrossan Harbour
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Brodick, Ferry Terminal to Lochranza Castle
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Ardrossan, Dock road
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Ferry operators

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