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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Prestwick Intl Airport by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Prestwick Airport Stop 2 X77

£5 - £8

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport

£8 - £24

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Prestwick Intl Airport 32.5 miles

£65 - £85

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Prestwick Intl Airport 32.5 miles

£4 - £8

Towncar  •  37 min

  1. Take a town car from Glasgow to Glasgow/Prestwick Airport 32.7 miles

£30 - £120

Glasgow to Prestwick Intl Airport by buses

The bus journey time between Glasgow and Prestwick Intl Airport is around 39 min and covers a distance of around 31 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 34 min. Operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, the Glasgow to Prestwick Intl Airport bus service departs from Glasgow, West Campbell Street and arrives in Prestwick Airport Stop 2. Typically 255 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
39 min
Fastest bus time:
34 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 Intl Airport bus schedules

Buses departing Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Glasgow → Prestwick Intl Airport
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Prestwick Intl Airport is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Prestwick Intl Airport is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, West Campbell Street and arriving at Prestwick Airport Stop 2. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Prestwick Intl Airport. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Prestwick Intl Airport is 28 miles. The road distance is 32.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Prestwick Intl Airport without a car is to bus which takes 34 min and costs £5 - £8.

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The bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Prestwick Airport Stop 2 takes 34 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Glasgow to Prestwick Intl Airport 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 Intl Airport is to bus which takes 34 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £8 - £24 and takes 51 min.

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  • Distance: 28.4 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Prestwick Intl Airport, Scotland?

Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Prestwick Airport Stop 2 hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £8 - £24 and the journey takes 51 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 Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
51 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 Airport Stop 2
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Prestwick Intl Airport
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
£65 - £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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Glasgow to Glasgow/Prestwick Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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Glasgow to Prestwick Intl Airport bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Prestwick Airport Stop 2 station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Prestwick Intl Airport is 33 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Glasgow to Prestwick Intl Airport.

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