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Glasgow and Cumbernauld By Bus

Glasgow And Cumbernauld By Bus

Glasgow is home to some of Scotland’s top cultural attractions, restaurants and quirky cafes, shopping, gigs, performing arts, theatre and sport.

If you’re visiting the city for the first time or a regular Monday to Friday commuter there are regular Stagecoach bus services operating every 15-20 minutes connecting you from Ayr, Kilmarnock and surrounding Ayrshire towns and villages. 

Cumbernauld is one of Scotland’s best known ‘New Towns’, its home to Britain’s first shopping centre and the world’s first multi-level covered town centre.   The Antonine Shopping Centre provides a large variety of shops and there are plenty of places to eat around the town. 

Regular Stagecoach bus services operate to Glasgow, Stirling, Falkirk, Dunfermline and St. Andrews with local services connecting neighboring towns and villages. 

Best of all – Glasgow and Cumbernauld are destinations all accessible by bus.


Love to be active, save money, relax and support the planet?

There are so many great reasons to explore your next destination by bus – we know – we’ve done the research.  

By travelling to Glasgow on board one of our services, you’ll reduce congestion with one bus taking up to 80 cars off the road. 

Learn more about why you should be choosing bus and join #lovemybus

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How do I plan my journey?

We know that although your favourite shops and restaurants are reopening it can still be daunting to head out after lockdown. That’s why we’ve introduced a feature on the Stagecoach Bus App – Busy Bus – using AI technology the new feature lets plan your journey and gives a guide on when buses are busy.   We’ve created a handy Covid-19 guide for you to use before you head out for the first time. 


Plan your journey on the Stagecoach Bus app or on the Stagecoach Bus website.

How busy is my bus feature on the app



Where to buy my ticket?

It’s so simple to travel by bus, gone are the days of needing the exact change or working out complicated timetables.  Simply download the Stagecoach Bus App and you’re good to go.

On board you can pay by contactless (up to £45) with card, android or iOS.  Just tell the driver where you want to go.

If you’re looking for a 7 day ticket, order it online and we’ll post your ticket loaded onto a handy smart card.  Don’t worry about using a plastic card – your ticket is reusable and you can top it up as many times as you want to travel. 

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How to keep up to date

Our offices might be closed but you’ll find our customer experience team over @StagecoachWScot online from 9am and 5pm.  Our friends at our bus depots take over out of hours to keep you posted with the latest info for roadworks or weather delays.  

We love to get feedback from our customers. The easiest way to give us feedback is here.
Travelling Safely in Scotland

The safety of our customers and employees is our priority so, in line with government guidance, we’ve put in place simple measures to help you stay connected across Scotland. Find out more here. 

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