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Duration 1h 17m
Distance 30.4 miles
Average price £6
Frequency 19/day

Trip overview

The average bus between Kilmarnock and Motherwell takes 1h 17m and the fastest bus takes 1h 6m. There is a bus service every few hours from Kilmarnock to Motherwell. 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. Kilmarnock, Bus Station
  2. Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Motherwell
1h 24m
£6 - £7

Kilmarnock to Motherwell bus times

Buses run hourly between Kilmarnock and Motherwell. The service departs Kilmarnock at 17:40 in the afternoon, which arrives into Motherwell at 18:55. All services require a transfer at Buchanan Bus Station and take an average of 1h 17m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kilmarnock station to Motherwell. However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock, Bus Station and arriving at Motherwell, High Road via Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 24m.

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The distance between Kilmarnock and Motherwell is 23 miles. The road distance is 30.4 miles.

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Kilmarnock to Motherwell bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Kilmarnock, Bus Station.

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Kilmarnock to Motherwell bus services, operated by First Glasgow, arrive at Motherwell, High Road station.

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