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

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  •  2 h 44 min

$31 - $41

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 58 min

  1. X74

$16 - $21

3 alternative options

Train via Kirkconnel  •  2 h 59 min

$24 - $30

Taxi  •  1 h 6 min

  1. 62.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. 62.2 miles

$13 - $20

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 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach West operates a bus from Glasgow to Thornhill hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $14 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 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Train from Glasgow Central to Kirkconnel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $21
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Dumfries, Whitesands (Rural Stances)
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glasgow and Thornhill is 76 km. The road distance is 100 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Thornhill is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow 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 58 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Glasgow to Thornhill, including transfers.