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There are 4 ways to get from Holytown to Fairlie by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the train from Holytown to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Fairlie

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Bus  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Largs, Manse Court 906 / ...

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Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Holytown to Fairlie 46.8 miles

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Holytown to Fairlie 46.8 miles

Holytown to Fairlie by train

The train journey time between Holytown and Fairlie is around 1h 50m and covers a distance of around 52 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 39 min. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically 114 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

114 Weekly Trains
1h 50m Average Duration
£11 Cheapest Price
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Holytown → Fairlie
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The cheapest way to get from Holytown to Fairlie is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Holytown to Fairlie is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Holytown to Fairlie. However, there are services departing from Eurocentral, Maxim Business Park and arriving at Fairlie, Burnfoot Road via Buchanan Bus Station and Largs, Manse Court. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Holytown to Fairlie. However, there are services departing from Holytown and arriving at Fairlie via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between Holytown and Fairlie is 35 miles. The road distance is 46.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Holytown to Fairlie without a car is to train which takes 1h 50m and costs £11 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 50m to get from Holytown to Fairlie, including transfers.

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Holytown to Fairlie bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Holytown to Fairlie train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Holytown station.

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The best way to get from Holytown to Fairlie is to train which takes 1h 50m and costs £11 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £17 and takes 3h 7m.

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  • Distance: 34.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

What companies run services between Holytown, Scotland and Fairlie, Scotland?

You can take a train from Holytown to Fairlie via Glasgow Central in around 1h 50m. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Largs, Manse Court every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 1h 49m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Holytown to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £8
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£6 - £8
Train from Glasgow Central to Fairlie
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £25
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £25
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Holytown to Fairlie
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
£95 - £120
Redline Cabs
Phone
+44 1698 266 633
Website
redline-cabs.co.uk
North Lanarkshire Private Hire
Phone
+44 1698 253 000
Diamond Cabs
Phone
+44 1236 602 222
Airdrie Taxis
Phone
+44 1236 761 144
Hamilton Toa Taxis
Phone
+44 1698 281 144
Cadzow Cars
Phone
+44 1698 891 990
Website
cadzowcars.com
Bridge Cars
Phone
+44 1698 422 288

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Holytown to Fairlie bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Largs, Manse Court station.

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Holytown to Fairlie train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Fairlie station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Holytown to Fairlie is 47 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Holytown to Fairlie.

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