There are 8 ways to get from Govan to Glasgow Central Station by train, bus, tram, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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  •  6 min

$2 - $3

Cheapest option

Tram  •  13 min

  1. Sub

$2

6 alternative options

Bus McGills Bus Service  •  13 min

  1. 26 / ...

$2 - $4

Bus First  •  21 min

  1. 2 / ...

$2 - $3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. 4.3 miles

$13 - $16

Uber  •  8 min

  1. 4.3 miles

$10 - $15

Walk  •  54 min

  1. 2.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  22 min

  1. 2.8 miles

What companies run services between Govan, Scotland and Glasgow Central Station, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Govan to Glasgow Central Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 6 min. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Govan to Glasgow Central Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 13 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Partick to Glasgow Central Low Level
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $3
SPT Subway
Phone
+44 141 332 6811
Email
enquiry@spt.co.uk
Website
spt.co.uk
Tram from Govan SPT Subway Station to St Enoch SPT Subway Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
spt.co.uk
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Govan, Napier Street (Govan Fire Station) to Glasgow, Midland Street
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Cessnock, Edmiston Drive to Glasgow, Argyle Street (Radisson Hotel)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
First
Bus from Partick, Church Street to Glasgow, West George Street (No 208)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
First
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Govan, Napier Street (Govan Fire Station) to Glasgow, Central Station (Waterloo street)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Garelochhead Minibuses +
Phone
01436 810 200
Website
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Kelvinhaugh, Riverside Transport Museum (Riverside Museum) to Glasgow, Hielenman's Umbrella (Hope Street)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
garelochheadcoaches.co.uk
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Partick, Dumbarton Road to Glasgow, West Regent Lane (No 120)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Govan to Glasgow Central Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$10 - $15
uberX
$10 - $15
uberXL
$14 - $21
UberEXEC
$18 - $26
Bikeshare
Bike from Govan Cross to St Enoch Square
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Govan to Glasgow Central Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$13 - $16
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 Govan and Glasgow Central Station is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from Govan to Glasgow Central Station is to tram which costs £2 and takes 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Govan to Glasgow Central Station is to train which takes 6 min and costs £1 - £3.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Partick and arriving at Glasgow Central Low Level. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Govan, Napier Street (Govan Fire Station) and arriving at Glasgow, Midland Street. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

The train from Partick to Glasgow Central Low Level takes 6 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.