Duration 1h 1m
Distance 22.9 miles
Average price £14
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Kilmarnock and Rutherglen takes 1h 1m and the fastest train takes 48 min. There is an hourly train service from Kilmarnock to Rutherglen. 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
  2. Rutherglen
56 min
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£7 - £17

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Want to know about travelling from Kilmarnock to Rutherglen? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Kilmarnock to Rutherglen. However, there are services departing from Kilmarnock and arriving at Rutherglen via Glasgow Central Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Kilmarnock and Rutherglen is 19 miles. The road distance is 22.9 miles.

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Kilmarnock to Rutherglen train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Kilmarnock station.

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Kilmarnock to Rutherglen train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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There are 1085+ hotels available in Rutherglen. Prices start at £57 per night.

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What companies run services between Kilmarnock and Rutherglen?

ScotRail operates a train from Kilmarnock to Rutherglen hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £16 and the journey takes 38 min.
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