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Duration 3h 56m
Distance 88.2 miles
Average price £15
Frequency 5/week

Trip overview

The bus between East Kilbride and Kirkcudbright takes 3h 56m. The bus runs, on average, 5 times per week from East Kilbride to Kirkcudbright. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Hamilton, Bus Station
  2. Dumfries, Whitesands
  3. Kirkcudbright
5h 13m

East Kilbride to Kirkcudbright bus times

Buses run five times a week between East Kilbride and Kirkcudbright. The service departs East Kilbride at 11:03 in the morning, which arrives into Kirkcudbright at 14:59. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 56m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride to Kirkcudbright. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, St Brides Church and arriving at Kirkcudbright, Fisher Close via Hamilton, Bus Station and Dumfries, Whitesands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 13m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Kirkcudbright is 65 miles. The road distance is 88.2 miles.

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East Kilbride to Kirkcudbright bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Hamilton, Bus Station.

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East Kilbride to Kirkcudbright bus services, operated by DGC Buses, arrive at Kirkcudbright, Fisher Close station.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Kirkcudbright. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between East Kilbride and Kirkcudbright?

You can take a bus from East Kilbride to Kirkcudbright via Hamilton, Leechlee Road, Hamilton, Bus Station, and Dumfries, Whitesands in around 5h 13m.
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