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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Pollokshields by train, bus, tram, taxi or foot

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Train  •  7 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Maxwell Park

£1 - £2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre to Kinning Park, Sussex Street 38A / ...

£1 - £3

Tram  •  17 min

  1. Take the tram from Cowcaddens SPT Subway Station to Kinning Park SPT Subway Station Sub

£2

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Pollokshields 3.8 miles

£8 - £11

Walk  •  55 min

  1. Walk from Glasgow to Pollokshields 2.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Pollokshields is to train which costs £1 - £2 and takes 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Pollokshields is to train which costs £1 - £2 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre and arriving at Kinning Park, Sussex Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Maxwell Park. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Pollokshields is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Pollokshields without a car is to train which takes 7 min and costs £1 - £2.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Maxwell Park takes 7 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow to Pollokshields bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre station.

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Glasgow to Pollokshields train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Pollokshields is to train which takes 7 min and costs £1 - £2. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Pollokshields.
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  • Distance: 1.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow Central to Maxwell Park hourly. Tickets cost £1 - £2 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Glasgow, Pavillion Theatre to Kinning Park, Sussex Street every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 14 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Maxwell Park
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £2
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£1 - £2
SPT Subway
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Tram from Cowcaddens SPT Subway Station to Kinning Park SPT Subway Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
SPT Subway
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Govanhill, Strathbungo Parish Church
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Howard Street to Pollokshields, Matilda Road
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Pollokshields
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
£8 - £11
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 Pollokshields bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Kinning Park, Sussex Street station.

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Glasgow to Pollokshields train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Maxwell Park station.

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