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

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Train  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Rutherglen to Glasgow Central Low Level
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street

$6 - $8

6 alternative options

Train, line 500 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Rutherglen to Glasgow Central Low Level
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow, Renfield Street to Glasgow Airport, Sanderling Road 500

$12

Line 18 bus, line 500 bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Rutherglen, King Street to Glasgow, North Court 18 / ...
  2. Take the line 500 bus from Glasgow, Dundas Street to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building 500

$12

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 11.2 miles

$25 - $30

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 11.2 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. Take a town car from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport 11.2 miles

$100 - $150

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA) 11.2 miles

$18 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to taxi which costs £19 - £23 and takes 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA). However, there are services departing from Rutherglen, King Street and arriving at Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building via Glasgow, Dundas Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA). However, there are services departing from Rutherglen and arriving at Paisley Gilmour Street via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 min.

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The distance between Rutherglen and Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA) without a car is to train which takes 29 min and costs £4 - £7.

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It takes approximately 29 min to get from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA), including transfers.

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Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA) bus services, operated by First, depart from Rutherglen, King Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is to train which takes 29 min and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can line 18 bus and line 500 bus, which costs £8 - £10 and takes 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA).
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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

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

You can take a train from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA) via Glasgow Central Low Level and Glasgow Central in around 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA) via Glasgow, North Court and Glasgow, Dundas Street in around 46 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Rutherglen to Glasgow Central Low Level
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$2 - $4
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
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow, Renfield Street to Glasgow Airport, Sanderling Road
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Bus from Rutherglen, King Street to Glasgow, North Court
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow, Dundas Street to Glasgow Airport, Terminal Building
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
First
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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uber.com
Assist
$18 - $26
UberX
$18 - $26
UberXL
$26 - $40
Exec
$30 - $50
Taxi from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30
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
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA) is 11 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Rutherglen to Glasgow Airport (GLA).

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