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There are 4 ways to get from Greenock to Glasgow Central Station by train, bus, taxi or car

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  1. Take the train from Greenock West to Glasgow Central

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Greenock, Bus Station to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane

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  1. Take a taxi from Greenock to Glasgow Central Station

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  1. Drive from Greenock to Glasgow Central Station

Greenock to Glasgow Central Station by train

The train journey time between Greenock and Glasgow Central Station is around 41 min and covers a distance of around 23 miles. The fastest train normally takes 31 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Greenock to Glasgow Central Station train service departs from Greenock West and arrives in Glasgow Central. Typically 328 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
41 min
Fastest train time:
31 min
Train distance:
23 miles
Trains per week:
328
Cheapest price:
£5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:26
Last train departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Greenock to Glasgow Central Station train schedules

Trains departing Friday, September 24, 2021

Greenock → Glasgow Central Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Glasgow Central Station is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Glasgow Central Station is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Glasgow Central Station is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Greenock to Glasgow Central Station is to bus which costs £4 - £5 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greenock to Glasgow Central Station is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Greenock, Bus Station station and arriving at Glasgow, Waterloo Lane. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Greenock West and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Greenock and Glasgow Central Station is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Greenock to Glasgow Central Station without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs £5 - £15.

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The train from Greenock West to Glasgow Central takes 45 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Greenock to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Greenock, Bus Station.

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Greenock to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Greenock West station.

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The best way to get from Greenock to Glasgow Central Station is to train which takes 45 min and costs £5 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £5 and takes 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Greenock to Glasgow Central Station.
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  • Distance: 20.6 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Greenock West to Glasgow Central every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £15 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Greenock, Bus Station to Glasgow, Waterloo Lane every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £4 - £5 and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Greenock West to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Greenock to Glasgow Central Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
JB Taxis
Phone
+44 1475 330 329
Inverclyde Taxis
Phone
+44 1475 734 563
Website
inverclydetaxis.co.uk
ABC Taxis
Phone
+44 1475 888 888
Website
abc-centraltaxis.com

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Greenock to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Glasgow, Waterloo Lane station.

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Greenock to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greenock to Glasgow Central Station is 25 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Greenock to Glasgow Central Station.

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