There are 6 ways to get from Buchanan bus Station to East Kilbride by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 18 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Lane to Nerston, Lee's Burn Court (Whirlies Roundabout) 18

$3 - $4

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Buchanan bus Station to East Kilbride 10.5 miles

$24 - $29

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Buchanan bus Station to East Kilbride 10.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Buchanan bus Station to East Kilbride 10.5 miles

$23 - $35

Walk  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Walk from Buchanan bus Station to East Kilbride 9.1 miles

What companies run services between Buchanan bus Station, Scotland and East Kilbride, Scotland?

ScotRail operates a train from Buchanan bus Station to East Kilbride every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 33 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Buchanan bus Station to East Kilbride every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 47 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Buchanan bus Station to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$23 - $35
uberX
$23 - $35
uberXL
$30 - $50
UberEXEC
$40 - $60
Taxi from Buchanan bus Station to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Buchanan bus Station and East Kilbride is 12 km. The road distance is 17 km.

The cheapest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to East Kilbride is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Buchanan bus Station to East Kilbride is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs £18 - £22.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at East Kilbride. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Lane and arriving at Nerston, Lee's Burn Court (Whirlies Roundabout). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

The train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride takes 33 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.