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

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Train  •  32 min

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

$8 - $44

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Bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the bus from Motherwell Library (Avon Street) to Buchanan Bus Station X11
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) 500 / ...

$7 - $13

5 alternative options

Train, line 500 bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow, Renfield Street (No 105) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) 500

$14 - $48

Line 240 bus, line 500 bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 240 bus from Motherwell, Hamilton Road (Motherwell Jobcentre) to Glasgow, Cathedral Street (Queen Street Station) 240
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow, Cathedral Street (Queen St Station) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) 500

$12 - $13

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Motherwell to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 22 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Motherwell to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 22 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. Take a town car from Motherwell to Glasgow Airport 22 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Motherwell to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Motherwell to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Motherwell to Glasgow Airport (GLA). However, there are services departing from Motherwell Library (Avon Street) and arriving at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport) via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Motherwell to Glasgow Airport (GLA). However, there are services departing from Motherwell and arriving at Paisley Gilmour Street via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 min.

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The distance between Motherwell and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 18 miles. The road distance is 22 miles.

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The best way to get from Motherwell to Glasgow Airport (GLA) without a car is to train which takes 32 min and costs £6 - £35.

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It takes approximately 32 min to get from Motherwell to Glasgow Airport (GLA), including transfers.

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Motherwell to Glasgow Airport (GLA) bus services, operated by First, depart from Motherwell Library (Avon Street) station.

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Map of how to get from Motherwell to Glasgow Airport (GLA).
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  • Distance: 18 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

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

You can take a train from Motherwell to Glasgow Airport (GLA) via Glasgow Central in around 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Motherwell to Glasgow Airport (GLA) via Buchanan Bus Station in around 52 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $7
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Motherwell to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow, Renfield Street (No 105) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
First
Bus from Motherwell Library (Avon Street) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
First
Bus from Motherwell, Hamilton Road (Motherwell Jobcentre) to Glasgow, Cathedral Street (Queen Street Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Glasgow, Cathedral Street (Queen St Station) to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
First
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Stagecoach East Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building (Glasgow Airport)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Motherwell to Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Motherwell to Glasgow Airport
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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