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There are 4 ways to get from Irvine to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine to Paisley Gilmour Street

3 alternative options

Bus, train, line 757 bus  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Irvine, Castle Street to Kilwinning, Coodham Place 11 / ...
  2. Take the train from Kilwinning to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Take the line 757 bus from Paisley, Stop 3 Central Road to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building 757

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Irvine to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 24.3 miles

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 24.3 miles

Irvine to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by train

The train journey time between Irvine and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is around 27 min and covers a distance of around 23 miles. The fastest train normally takes 19 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Irvine to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train service departs from Irvine and arrives in Paisley Gilmour Street. Typically 278 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
27 min
Fastest train time:
19 min
Train distance:
23 miles
Trains per week:
278
Cheapest price:
£5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:31
Last train departs at:
23:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Irvine to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train schedules

Irvine → Glasgow Airport (GLA)
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 32 min.

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The fastest way to get from Irvine to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to train. Taking this option will cost £5 - £15 and takes 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Irvine and arriving at Paisley Gilmour Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Irvine and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 19 miles. The road distance is 24.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Glasgow Airport (GLA) without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs £5 - £15.

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The train from Irvine to Paisley Gilmour Street takes 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Irvine to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Irvine station.

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Irvine to Glasgow Airport (GLA) train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Paisley Gilmour Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 24 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Irvine to Glasgow Airport (GLA).

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  • Distance: 19.1 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between Irvine, Scotland and Glasgow Airport (GLA), Scotland?

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Irvine to Paisley Gilmour Street hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £15 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Irvine to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Train from Kilwinning to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £13
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £13
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Irvine, Castle Street to Kilwinning, Coodham Place
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Shuttlebuses
Phone
01294 550757
Email
enquires@shuttlebuses.co.uk
Website
shuttlebuses.co.uk
Bus from Irvine, Castle Street to Kilwinning, McLuckie Drive
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Shuttlebuses
Other operators
Taxi from Irvine to Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Phoenix Taxis
Phone
+44 1294 212 020
Irvine TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 1294 278 910
Elite Taxis
Phone
+44 1294 278 315

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