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There are 5 ways to get from Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 178 bus, train, line 59 bus

  1. Take the line 178 bus from Kirkintilloch, Freeland Place to Lenzie, Millersneuk Road
  2. Take the train from Lenzie to Stirling
  3. Take the line 59 bus from Stirling, Stance D to Blairdrummond, Safari Park Entrance

Line 247 bus, bus, line 59 bus

  1. Take the line 247 bus from Kirkintilloch, Catherine Street to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances
  2. Take the bus from Cumbernauld Town Centre Bus Stances to Stirling Goosecroft Bus Station
  3. Take the line 59 bus from Stirling, Stance D to Blairdrummond, Safari Park Entrance

Line 47 bus, bus

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Kirkintilloch, Catherine Street to Milngavie station
  2. Take the bus from Milngavie station to Blairdrummond, Safari Park Entrance

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park

Drive

  1. Drive from Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park

Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Kirkintilloch and Blair Drummond Safari Park is around 1h 33m and covers a distance of around 32 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 44 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 14m. Operated by McGills Bus Service, First ScotRail Service and First, the Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park service departs from Kirkintilloch, Freeland Place and arrives in Blair Drummond Safari Park. Typically 60 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
48 min
Layover time:
44 min
Total time:
1h 33m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 14m
Journey distance:
32 miles
Services per week:
60
Cheapest price:
£10
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:31
Last service departs at:
17:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park bus, train and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Kirkintilloch → Blair Drummond Safari Park
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blair Drummond Safari Park is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Blair Drummond Safari Park is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park. However, there are services departing from Kirkintilloch, Catherine Street and arriving at Blairdrummond, Safari Park Entrance via Cumbernauld Town Centre Bus Stances and Stirling, Stance D. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 44m.

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The distance between Kirkintilloch and Blair Drummond Safari Park is 16 miles. The road distance is 27.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park without a car is to line 178 bus and train and line 59 bus which takes 2h 26m and costs £9 - £21.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park, including transfers.

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Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Kirkintilloch, Catherine Street station.

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Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park bus services, operated by First, arrive at Blairdrummond, Safari Park Entrance station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park is 27 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park.

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Map of how to get from Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park.
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  • Distance: 16.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Kirkintilloch, Scotland and Blair Drummond Safari Park, Scotland?

You can take a bus from Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park via Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances, Cumbernauld Town Centre Bus Stances, Stirling Goosecroft Bus Station, Stirling, Stance D, and Blairdrummond, Safari Park Entrance in around 2h 44m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Lenzie to Stirling
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £15
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £15
Bus operators
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Kirkintilloch, Freeland Place to Lenzie, Millersneuk Road
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
McGills Bus Service
Bus from Kirkintilloch, Catherine Street to Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
McGills Bus Service
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Stance D to Blairdrummond, Safari Park Entrance
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Bus from Milngavie station to Blairdrummond, Safari Park Entrance
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cumbernauld Town Centre Bus Stances to Stirling Goosecroft Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £11
Website
Megabus UK
McColls Coaches
Phone
01389 754 321
Email
customer.services@mccolls.org.uk
Website
mccolls.org.uk
Bus from Kirkintilloch, Catherine Street to Milngavie station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
McColls Coaches
Other operators
Taxi from Kirkintilloch to Blair Drummond Safari Park
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Kwik Kars
Phone
+44 1236 720 208
Website
kwikkars.co.uk
Express Cars
Phone
+44 1236 738 738
Website
expresscars-taxi.com
Cumbernauld Taxis & Private Hire
Phone
+44 1236 738 383
Website
cumbernauld-taxis.co.uk
Canniesburn Taxis
Phone
+44 141 942 4444
Bearsden & Milngavie Taxis
Phone
+44 141 942 4555
Ambassador Taxis
Phone
+44 141 956 2956
Website
ambassador-taxis.co.uk
Southside Radio Cars
Phone
+44 141 883 3333
Website
southsideradiocars.co.uk
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
Cross Cabs
Phone
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Caledonian Cabs
Phone
+44 7467 133 388
Website
caledoniancabs.co.uk
Diamond Cabs
Phone
+44 1236 602 222
Airdrie Taxis
Phone
+44 1236 761 144
Titan Taxis
Phone
+44 141 530 4242
Website
titantaxis.co.uk
Clydebank Taxis
Phone
+44 141 941 1101
Redline Cabs
Phone
+44 1698 266 633
Website
redline-cabs.co.uk
North Lanarkshire Private Hire
Phone
+44 1698 253 000
Kelvin Kabs
Phone
+44 1355 241 212
Website
kelvinkabs.com
EKCO Taxis
Phone
+44 1355 23 33 33
Website
ekcotaxis.co.uk
East Kilbride Taxis
Phone
+44 1355 222 324
Website
ektaxis.co.uk

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