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There are 4 ways to get from Cambuslang to Clarkston by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 9m

  1. Take the train from Kirkhill to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Clarkston

£3 - £9

3 alternative options

Train, line 374 bus  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the train from Kirkhill to Mount Florida
  2. Take the line 374 bus from Battlefield, Langside College to Clarkston, Mearns Road 374

£4 - £6

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambuslang to Clarkston 6 miles

£15 - £19

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Cambuslang to Clarkston 6 miles

£1 - £2

Cambuslang to Clarkston by train

The train journey time between Cambuslang and Clarkston is around 1h 16m and covers a distance of around 14 miles. The fastest train normally takes 44 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the Cambuslang to Clarkston train service departs from Kirkhill and arrives in Clarkston. Typically 171 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 16m
Fastest train time:
44 min
Trains per week:
171
Cheapest price:
£3
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:29
Last train departs at:
23:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cambuslang to Clarkston train schedules

Cambuslang → Clarkston
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The most affordable way to get from Cambuslang to Clarkston is to drive, which costs £1 - £2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambuslang to Clarkston is to taxi which costs £15 - £19 and takes 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambuslang to Clarkston. However, there are services departing from Kirkhill and arriving at Clarkston via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 9m.

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The distance between Cambuslang and Clarkston is 5 miles. The road distance is 6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambuslang to Clarkston without a car is to train which takes 1h 9m and costs £3 - £9.

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It takes approximately 1h 9m to get from Cambuslang to Clarkston, including transfers.

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Cambuslang to Clarkston train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Kirkhill station.

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Cambuslang to Clarkston train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Clarkston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambuslang to Clarkston is 6 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Cambuslang to Clarkston.

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  • Distance: 4.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 9m

What companies run services between Cambuslang, Scotland and Clarkston, East Renfrewshire, Scotland?

You can take a train from Cambuslang to Clarkston via Glasgow Central in around 1h 9m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Kirkhill to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Central to Clarkston
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £4
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £2
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £4
Train from Kirkhill to Mount Florida
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£1 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£1 - £3
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Cambuslang to Clarkston
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Kelvin Kabs
Phone
+44 1355 241 212
Website
kelvinkabs.com
EKCO Taxis
Phone
+44 1355 23 33 33
Website
ekcotaxis.co.uk
East Kilbride Taxis
Phone
+44 1355 222 324
Website
ektaxis.co.uk
Southside Radio Cars
Phone
+44 141 883 3333
Website
southsideradiocars.co.uk
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 332 5050
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
Cross Cabs
Phone
+44 141 772 0000
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com
Caledonian Cabs
Phone
+44 7467 133 388
Website
caledoniancabs.co.uk
Hamilton Toa Taxis
Phone
+44 1698 281 144
Cadzow Cars
Phone
+44 1698 891 990
Website
cadzowcars.com
Bridge Cars
Phone
+44 1698 422 288

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