There are 5 ways to get from Glasgow to Thornhill by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries

$33 - $39

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Train via Kirkconnel  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Kirkconnel

$26 - $30

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) X74

$32

Taxi  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Thornhill 62.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Thornhill 62.2 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Thornhill is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Thornhill is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Thornhill. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Thornhill, Cross (West Morton Street) via Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Thornhill is 48 miles. The road distance is 62.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Thornhill without a car is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs £25 - £30.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Glasgow to Thornhill, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Thornhill bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Thornhill is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs £25 - £30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £25 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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Glasgow to Thornhill bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Thornhill is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to drive from Glasgow to Thornhill.

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There are 127+ hotels available in Thornhill. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Thornhill.
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  • Distance: 47.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Thornhill every 3 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow to Thornhill hourly. Tickets cost $26 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Dumfries
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $30
Train from Glasgow Central to Kirkconnel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $20
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Thornhill
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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