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Train  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Troon

£7 - £22

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Bus, line 10 bus  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Kilmarnock, Bus Station X77 / ...
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Troon, Bradan Road 10 / ...

£5 - £9

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Troon 34.2 miles

£70 - £90

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Troon 34.2 miles

£5 - £8

Glasgow to Troon by train

The train journey time between Glasgow and Troon is around 43 min and covers a distance of around 35 miles. The fastest train normally takes 34 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Glasgow to Troon train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Troon. Typically 345 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
43 min
Fastest train time:
34 min
Train distance:
35 miles
Trains per week:
345
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:15
Last train departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Troon train schedules

Glasgow → Troon
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Troon is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Troon is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Troon. However, there are services departing from Glasgow, West Regent Lane and arriving at Troon, Bradan Road via Kilmarnock, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Troon. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Troon is 27 miles. The road distance is 34.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Troon without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs £7 - £22.

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The train from Glasgow Central to Troon takes 47 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Glasgow to Troon bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Glasgow, West Regent Lane station.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Troon is to train which takes 47 min and costs £7 - £22. Alternatively, you can bus and line 10 bus, which costs £5 - £9 and takes 2h 7m.

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  • Distance: 27.4 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Glasgow Central to Troon every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £7 - £22 and the journey takes 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Troon via Kilmarnock, Bus Station in around 2h 7m.

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 Troon
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £22
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£17 - £22
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, West Regent Lane to Kilmarnock, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Kilmarnock, Bus Station to Troon, Bradan Road
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Troon
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
£70 - £90
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 Troon bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Troon, Bradan Road station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Troon is 34 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Glasgow to Troon.

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