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

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Train  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)

$10 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal X51
  2. Take the bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Whitburn, Cross 275 / ...

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glasgow to Whitburn 25.1 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Whitburn 25.1 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Whitburn is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Whitburn is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow station to Whitburn. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Whitburn, Cross via Livingston, Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Whitburn without a car is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £7 - £10.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Glasgow to Whitburn, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Whitburn bus services, operated by Stagecoach East Scotland, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Whitburn is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £7 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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Glasgow to Whitburn bus services, operated by Lothian Country Buses, arrive at Whitburn, Cross station.

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

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  • Distance: 22.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

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

ScotRail operates a train from Glasgow to Whitburn hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $10 and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow to Whitburn via Livingston, Bus Terminal in around 1 h 23 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Armadale (W Lothian)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $10
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Livingston, Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Lothian Country Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.com
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Whitburn, Cross
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
Blue Bus
Phone
01501 820598
Email
info@bluebusscotland.co.uk
Website
bluebusscotland.co.uk
Bus from Livingston, Bus Terminal to Whitburn, Cross
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bluebusscotland.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Glasgow to Whitburn
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com

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