There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Prestwick by bus, train, taxi or car
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Bus • 37 min
£5 - £9
3 alternative options
Train • 52 min
£8 - £24
Taxi • 37 min
£70 - £85
Drive • 37 min
£5 - £8
Glasgow to Prestwick by bus
The bus journey time between Glasgow and Prestwick is around 42 min and covers a distance of around 32 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 37 min. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, the Glasgow to Prestwick bus service departs from Glasgow, West Campbell Street and arrives in Prestwick, Saunterne Road. Typically 255 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Prestwick is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 37 min.
The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Prestwick is to bus which costs £5 - £9 and takes 37 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, West Campbell Street and arriving at Prestwick, Saunterne Road. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Prestwick. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.
It is 29 miles from Glasgow to Prestwick. It is approximately 33.4 miles to drive.
The best way to get from Glasgow to Prestwick without a car is to bus which takes 37 min and costs £5 - £9.
The bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Prestwick, Saunterne Road takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Glasgow to Prestwick bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Glasgow, West Campbell Street station.
Glasgow to Prestwick train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.
The best way to get from Glasgow to Prestwick is to bus which takes 37 min and costs £5 - £9. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £8 - £24 and takes 52 min.
What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Prestwick, Scotland?
Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Prestwick, Saunterne Road hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £9 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £8 - £24 and the journey takes 52 min.
Train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick
- Ave. Duration
- 52 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- £8 - £24
- First ScotRail Service
- Anytime Day Single
- £8 - £13
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £19 - £24
- Ave. Duration
- 37 min
- Estimated price
- £70 - £85
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Glasgow to Prestwick bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Prestwick, Saunterne Road station.
Glasgow to Prestwick train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Prestwick station.
Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Prestwick is 33 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Glasgow to Prestwick.
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