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There are 4 ways to get from Glasgow to Prestwick by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Prestwick, Saunterne Road X77

£5 - £9

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Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick

£8 - £24

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Prestwick 33.4 miles

£70 - £85

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Prestwick 33.4 miles

£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.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
42 min
Fastest bus time:
37 min
Buses per week:
255
Cheapest price:
£5
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
07:22
Last bus departs at:
23:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Prestwick bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Prestwick is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Prestwick is to bus which costs £5 - £9 and takes 37 min.

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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.

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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.

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It is 29 miles from Glasgow to Prestwick. It is approximately 33.4 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Prestwick without a car is to bus which takes 37 min and costs £5 - £9.

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The bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Prestwick, Saunterne Road takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow to Prestwick bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Glasgow, West Campbell Street station.

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Glasgow to Prestwick train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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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.

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  • Distance: 29 miles
  • Duration: 37 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 operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £24
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Prestwick, Saunterne Road
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Prestwick
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
£70 - £85
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 Prestwick bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Prestwick, Saunterne Road station.

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Glasgow to Prestwick train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Prestwick station.

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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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