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There are 7 ways to get from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street

$11 - $17

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Line 4 bus, line 500 bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Kilmarnock, Church Street to Glasgow, Central Station 4
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow, Waterloo Lane to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building 500

$9

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Train, line 500 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow, Waterloo Lane to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building 500

$17 - $21

Line 337 bus, line 904 bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the line 337 bus from Kilmarnock, London Road to Beith, Kirk Road 337
  2. Take the line 904 bus from Beith, Wilson Street to Paisley, Gilmour Street 904

$12 - $15

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 26.7 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 26.7 miles

$5 - $9

Towncar  •  33 min

  1. Take a town car from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport 26.7 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA). However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock, Church Street and arriving at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building via Glasgow, Waterloo Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA). However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock and arriving at Paisley Gilmour Street via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Kilmarnock and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 18 miles. The road distance is 26.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA) without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs £8 - £14.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA), including transfers.

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Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA) bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Kilmarnock, Church Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to train which takes 57 min and costs £8 - £14. Alternatively, you can line 4 bus and line 500 bus, which costs £7 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA).
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  • Distance: 17.7 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

You can take a train from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA) via Glasgow Central in around 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA) via Glasgow, Central Station and Glasgow, Waterloo Lane in around 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $11
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kilmarnock, Church Street to Glasgow, Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
stagecoachbus.com
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Kilmarnock, London Road to Beith, Kirk Road
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Beith, Wilson Street to Paisley, Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Jayride
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA) bus services, operated by First, arrive at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 27 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Kilmarnock to Glasgow Airport (GLA).

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