There are 3 ways to get from Glasgow to Rothesay by train, ferry or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay
  2. Take the ferry from Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal to Rothesay Ferry Terminal Cm3

$15 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 5) 907 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal to Rothesay Ferry Terminal Cm3

$14 - $19

1 alternative option

Ferry  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Cessnock, Glasgow Science Centre North Quay to Rothesay Ferry Terminal Wav

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Rothesay is to bus and ferry which costs £10 - £15 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Rothesay is to train and ferry which costs £11 - £16 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Rothesay is 31 miles.

It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Glasgow to Rothesay, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Cessnock, Glasgow Science Centre North Quay and arriving at Rothesay Ferry Terminal. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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

There is no direct connection from Glasgow to Rothesay. However, you can take the train to Wemyss Bay, take the walk to Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal, then take the ferry to Rothesay Ferry Terminal. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Glasgow to Rothesay via Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 5), Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 2), Wemyss Bay Station, and Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal in around 2 h 12 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Wemyss Bay
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $13
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, West Campbell Street to Greenock, West Stewart Street (Stance 5)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Ferry operators
Paddle Steamer Waverley
Phone
+44 845 130 4647
Email
info@waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Website
waverleyexcursions.co.uk
Ferry from Cessnock, Glasgow Science Centre North Quay to Rothesay Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
waverleyexcursions.co.uk

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