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There are 4 ways to get from Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  5 min

  1. Take the train from Pollokshields East to Glasgow Central

£1 - £2

3 alternative options

Bus  •  11 min

  1. Take the bus from Govanhill, Albert Drive to Glasgow, Midland Street 103 / ...

£1 - £3

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station 1.8 miles

£6 - £8

Walk  •  30 min

  1. Walk from Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station 1.6 miles

Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station by train

The train journey time between Pollokshields East Station and Glasgow Central Station is around 4 min and covers a distance of around 1 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station train service departs from Pollokshields East and arrives in Glasgow Central. Typically 341 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4 min
Fastest train time:
4 min
Trains per week:
341
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:53
Last train departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station train schedules

Pollokshields East Station → Glasgow Central Station
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The cheapest way to get from Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station is to train which costs £1 - £2 and takes 5 min.

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The fastest way to get from Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs £6 - £8.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Govanhill, Albert Drive and arriving at Glasgow, Midland Street. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pollokshields East and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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The distance between Pollokshields East Station and Glasgow Central Station is 1 miles.

The best way to get from Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station without a car is to train which takes 5 min and costs £1 - £2.

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The train from Pollokshields East to Glasgow Central takes 5 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Govanhill, Albert Drive station.

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

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The best way to get from Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station is to train which takes 5 min and costs £1 - £2. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station.
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  • Distance: 1.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 min

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

First ScotRail Service operates a train from Pollokshields East to Glasgow Central every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £2 and the journey takes 5 min. Alternatively, McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Govanhill, Albert Drive to Glasgow, Midland Street hourly. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 8 min. Stagecoach West Scotland also services this route hourly.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Pollokshields East to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £2
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £2
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£1
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Govanhill, Albert Drive to Glasgow, Midland Street
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
£6 - £8
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

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Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Glasgow, Midland Street station.

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Pollokshields East Station to Glasgow Central Station train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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