There are 3 ways to get from Portobello to Glasgow by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street

$16 - $20

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Bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Portobello Town Hall (Rosefield Avenue) to West End, Shandwick Place (at 49 opp Happit) 26 / ...
  2. Take the bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Buchanan Bus Station 900

$13 - $19

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Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Portobello to Glasgow 54.4 miles

$11 - $17

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No, there is no direct bus from Portobello to Glasgow station. However, there are services departing from Portobello Town Hall (Rosefield Avenue) and arriving at Buchanan Bus Station via West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Portobello to Glasgow. However, there are services departing from Brunstane and arriving at Glasgow Queen Street via Edinburgh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Portobello and Glasgow is 45 miles. The road distance is 54.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Portobello to Glasgow without a car is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Portobello to Glasgow, including transfers.

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Portobello to Glasgow bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Portobello Town Hall (Rosefield Avenue) station.

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Portobello to Glasgow train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Portobello to Glasgow is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 49 min.

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Portobello to Glasgow bus services, operated by Scottish Citylink, arrive at Buchanan Bus Station.

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Portobello to Glasgow train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Glasgow Queen Street station.

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Map of how to get from Portobello to Glasgow.
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  • Distance: 44.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

What companies run services between Portobello, Scotland and Glasgow, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Portobello to Glasgow every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portobello to Glasgow via West End, Shandwick Place (at 49 opp Happit) and West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) in around 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $17
Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Portobello Town Hall (Rosefield Avenue) to West End, Shandwick Place (at 49 opp Happit)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lothianbuses.com
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Portobello Town Hall (Rosefield Avenue) to West End, Lothian Road (St Cuthberts Church)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from West End, Shandwick Place (at 23a) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Portobello to Glasgow is 54 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Portobello to Glasgow.

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