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

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Train, bus  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Peebles, Bridges Rd End X62

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Bus  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Edinburgh Bus Station Glasgow - Bristol Bond St / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Peebles, Hydro Rd End X62

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Bus via Penicuik, Town Centre  •  3h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street 900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Penicuik, Town Centre 37 / ...

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Peebles Hydro 53 miles

Glasgow to Peebles Hydro by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Glasgow and Peebles Hydro is around 2h 26m and covers a distance of around 71 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 17 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 8m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Caledonian Sleeper and Borders Buses, the Glasgow to Peebles Hydro service departs from Glasgow Queen Street and arrives in Peebles Hydro. Typically 170 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 8m
Layover time:
17 min
Total time:
2h 26m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 8m
Journey distance:
71 miles
Services per week:
170
Cheapest price:
£15
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:56
Last service departs at:
21:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Peebles Hydro train, bus and walk schedules

Glasgow → Peebles Hydro
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Peebles Hydro is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Peebles Hydro is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Peebles Hydro. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Peebles, Hydro Rd End via Edinburgh, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 17m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Peebles Hydro is 45 miles. The road distance is 53 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Peebles Hydro without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 36m and costs £14 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Glasgow to Peebles Hydro, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Peebles Hydro bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow to Peebles Hydro bus services, operated by Borders Buses, arrive at Peebles, Hydro Rd End station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Peebles Hydro is 53 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Glasgow to Peebles Hydro.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Peebles Hydro. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 44.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Peebles Hydro, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Peebles Hydro via Edinburgh, Bus Station and Peebles, Hydro Rd End in around 3h 17m.

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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Bus operators
Borders Buses
Phone
01896 754350
Email
info@bordersbuses.co.uk
Website
bordersbuses.co.uk
Bus from Old Town, North Bridge to Peebles, Bridges Rd End
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Borders Buses
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Peebles, Hydro Rd End
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Borders Buses
Megabus 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 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Scottish Citylink
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Princes Street
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Scottish Citylink
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 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Penicuik, Town Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Penicuik, Town Centre
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland

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