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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Shotts

Bus, line 56 bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Motherwell, Watson Street
  2. Take the line 56 bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Shotts Station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Shotts Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Shotts Station

Glasgow to Shotts Station by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Shotts Station is around 34 min and covers a distance of around 20 miles. The fastest train normally takes 24 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow to Shotts Station train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Shotts. Typically 138 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
34 min
Fastest train time:
24 min
Train distance:
20 miles
Trains per week:
138
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:14
Last train departs at:
23:14

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Shotts Station train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Shotts Station is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Shotts Station is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Shotts Station station. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Shotts Station via Motherwell, Watson Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Shotts. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Shotts Station is 18 miles. The road distance is 22.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Shotts Station without a car is to train which takes 33 min and costs £4 - £13.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Shotts takes 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Glasgow to Shotts Station bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Shotts Station is to train which takes 33 min and costs £4 - £13. Alternatively, you can bus and line 56 bus, which costs and takes 1h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Shotts Station.
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  • Distance: 18.2 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Shotts Station, Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Shotts hourly. Tickets cost £4 - £13 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Shotts Station via Motherwell, Watson Street in around 1h 25m.

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 Shotts
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £13
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £13
Bus operators
Stuarts Coaches UK
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Motherwell, Watson Street
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Stuarts Coaches UK
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Shotts Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
JMB Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Shotts Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
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 Shotts Station bus services, operated by JMB Travel, arrive at Shotts Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Shotts Station is 22 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Glasgow to Shotts Station.

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