Getting there

If you are travelling by car to the Erskine Bridge, please remember that you are not permitted to stop on the Erskine Bridge unless it is an emergency!  There are no longer any tolls for vehicles to cross the Erskine Bridge.


From Glasgow  14 miles

Follow the M8 westbound out of Glasgow, past Glasgow Airport, and then take the M898 onto the Erskine Bridge.

From Stirling  44 miles

Take the A84 in the direction of Perth and Crianlarich, and then take the M9 in the direction of Glasgow.  Take the M80 in the direction of Glasgow and Carlisle, and follow the M80 (which at one point becomes the A80, and then the M80 again) all the way to Glasgow where it joins the M8 westbound.  Follow the M8 through Glasgow and past Glasgow Airport, after which you should take the M898 onto the Erskine Bridge.

From Edinburgh  61 miles

Follow the M8 westbound to Glasgow, and continue to follow it past Glasgow Airport.  Then take the M898 onto the Erskine Bridge.

From Fort William  96 miles

Follow the A82 southbound through Glen Coe, and past Bridge of Orchy, Tyndrum, Crianlarich and Tarbet.  Follow it until the A898, where you should take the junction for the Erskine Bridge.


From Glasgow

The nearest train stations to Erskine Bridge are (on the north side of the River Clyde) Kilpatrick and Bowling, and (on the south side of the River Clyde) Bishopton.  The best station to use is probably Kilpatrick.  Trains to Kilpatrick and Bowling leave from Glasgow Queen Street, whilst trains to Bishopton leave from Glasgow Central.

Train services are operated by First Scotrail.  Timetables and travel information is available at


Please check local bus information for services to the Erskine Bridge area.


Erskine Bridge is only 7 miles from Glasgow International Airport.  It is 37 miles from Prestwick Airport, and 54 miles from Edinburgh Airport.

There are flights from Glasgow and Edinburgh to a multitude of UK, European, Asian and US destinations, whilst a number of flights to UK and European destinations operate out of Prestwick.

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