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There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Rutherglen

£1 - £2

4 alternative options

Line 21 bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the line 21 bus from Glasgow, Garth Street to Rutherglen, Quay Road 21 / ...

£2

Line 7 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 7 bus from Glasgow, Gallery of Modern Art to Rutherglen, Cathcart Road 7 / ...

£2

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street 3.7 miles

£8 - £11

Walk  •  1h 8m

  1. Walk from Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street 3.6 miles

Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street by buses

The bus journey time between Glasgow and Rutherglen, Main Street is around 25 min and covers a distance of around 12 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 16 min. Operated by First Glasgow, the Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street bus service departs from Glasgow, Gallery of Modern Art and arrives in Rutherglen, Cathcart Road. Typically 797 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
25 min
Fastest bus time:
16 min
Buses per week:
797
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:12
Last bus departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street bus schedules

Glasgow → Rutherglen, Main Street
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street is to train which costs £1 - £2 and takes 17 min.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £8 - £11 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, Garth Street and arriving at Rutherglen, Quay Road. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central Low Level and arriving at Rutherglen. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Rutherglen, Main Street is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs £1 - £2.

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The train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Rutherglen takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street bus services, operated by First Glasgow, depart from Glasgow, Garth Street station.

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Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Glasgow Central Low Level station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street is to train which takes 17 min and costs £1 - £2. Alternatively, you can line 21 bus, which costs £2 and takes 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street.
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  • Distance: 3 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Rutherglen, Main Street, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central Low Level to Rutherglen every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £2 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, First Glasgow operates a bus from Glasgow, Garth Street to Rutherglen, Quay Road every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 18 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 Low Level to Rutherglen
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £2
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£1 - £2
Bus operators
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Garth Street to Rutherglen, Quay Road
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Bus from Glasgow, Gallery of Modern Art to Rutherglen, Cathcart Road
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street
Ave. Duration
9 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 Rutherglen, Main Street bus services, operated by First Glasgow, arrive at Rutherglen, Quay Road station.

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Glasgow to Rutherglen, Main Street train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Rutherglen station.

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