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

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Train, bus via Fauldhouse  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Fauldhouse
  2. Take the bus from Fauldhouse, station to Whitburn, Cross 18 / ...

£7 - £21

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Train, bus  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Bathgate
  2. Take the bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue to Whitburn, Cross 281 / ...

£7 - £22

Bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Motherwell, Watson Street X11
  2. Take the bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Shotts Station 56 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Shotts Station to Whitburn, Cross X22

£10

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross 25.1 miles

£45 - £55

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross 25.1 miles

£3 - £6

Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross by buses

The bus journey time between Glasgow and Whitburn, Cross is around 2h 42m and covers a distance of around 36 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 46m. Operated by First Glasgow, Stuarts Coaches UK, JMB Travel and others, the Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross bus service departs from Buchanan Bus Station and arrives in Whitburn, Cross. Typically 115 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2h 42m
Fastest bus time:
1h 46m
Buses per week:
115
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:55
Last bus departs at:
18:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross bus schedules

Buses departing Monday, June 14, 2021

Glasgow → Whitburn, Cross
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 27 min.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs £45 - £55.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Whitburn, Cross. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Whitburn, Cross via Motherwell, Watson Street and Shotts Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 11m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Whitburn, Cross is 22 miles. The road distance is 25.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross without a car is to train and bus via Fauldhouse which takes 1h 13m and costs £6 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1h 13m to get from Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross bus services, operated by First Glasgow, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross bus services, operated by First Scotland East, arrive at Whitburn, Cross station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross is 25 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Whitburn, Cross. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross.
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  • Distance: 22.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 13m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Whitburn, Cross, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross via Motherwell, Watson Street and Shotts Station in around 2h 11m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Fauldhouse
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Bathgate
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £16
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £9
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£12 - £16
Bus operators
First Scotland East
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Fauldhouse, station to Whitburn, Cross
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6
Bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue to Whitburn, Cross
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6
Bus from Shotts Station to Whitburn, Cross
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6
Website
First Scotland East
All Day Pass
£6
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Fauldhouse, station to Whitburn, Cross
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
Bus from Bathgate, Gordon Avenue to Whitburn, Cross
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Lothian Country Buses
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Motherwell, Watson Street
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Bus from Motherwell, Watson Street to Shotts Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
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
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
JMB Travel
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Whitburn, Cross
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
£45 - £55
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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