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

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Johnstone to Glasgow Central

£2 - £7

3 alternative options

Line 38 bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Johnstone Station to Glasgow, Argyle Street 38

£3 - £4

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Johnstone Station to Glasgow Central Station 12.9 miles

£29 - £35

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Johnstone Station to Glasgow Central Station 12.9 miles

£2 - £3

Johnstone Station to Glasgow Central Station by train

The train journey time between Johnstone Station and Glasgow Central Station is around 15 min and covers a distance of around 10 miles. The fastest train normally takes 14 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Johnstone Station to Glasgow Central Station train service departs from Johnstone and arrives in Glasgow Central. Typically 507 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
15 min
Fastest train time:
14 min
Train distance:
10 miles
Trains per week:
507
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:57
Last train departs at:
23:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Johnstone Station to Glasgow Central Station train schedules

Trains departing Sunday, August 1, 2021

Johnstone Station → Glasgow Central Station
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The cheapest way to get from Johnstone Station to Glasgow Central Station is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The fastest way to get from Johnstone Station to Glasgow Central Station is to train which takes 15 min and costs £2 - £7.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Johnstone Station station and arriving at Glasgow, Argyle Street. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Johnstone and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Johnstone Station and Glasgow Central Station is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Johnstone Station to Glasgow Central Station without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs £2 - £7.

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The train from Johnstone to Glasgow Central takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Johnstone Station to Glasgow Central Station is to train which takes 15 min and costs £2 - £7. Alternatively, you can line 38 bus, which costs £3 - £4 and takes 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Johnstone Station to Glasgow Central Station.
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  • Distance: 9.7 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Johnstone to Glasgow Central every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £7 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Johnstone Station to Glasgow, Argyle Street every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £4 and the journey takes 58 min.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Johnstone to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Johnstone Station to Glasgow Central Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£29 - £35
Renfrewshire Cab Co
Phone
+44 141 887 7770
Website
renfrewshirecabco.co.uk
Paisley Taxis
Phone
+44 141 884 8888
Website
paisleytaxis.com
Gryffe Radio Cars
Phone
+44 1505 322 255
Website
gryfferadiocars.co.uk

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Johnstone Station to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Glasgow, Argyle Street station.

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Johnstone Station 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 Johnstone Station to Glasgow Central Station is 13 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Johnstone Station to Glasgow Central Station.

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