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There are 3 ways to get from Cambuslang to East Kilbride by bus, taxi or foot

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Bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the bus from Cathkin, Greenlees Road to East Kilbride, Bus Station 18 / ...

£1 - £4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cambuslang to East Kilbride 4.6 miles

£12 - £15

Walk  •  1h 20m

  1. Walk from Cambuslang to East Kilbride 4.2 miles

Cambuslang to East Kilbride by buses

The bus journey time between Cambuslang and East Kilbride is around 17 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 11 min. Operated by First Glasgow and McGills Bus Service, the Cambuslang to East Kilbride bus service departs from Cathkin, Greenlees Road and arrives in East Kilbride, Bus Station. Typically 881 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
17 min
Fastest bus time:
11 min
Buses per week:
881
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:07
Last bus departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cambuslang to East Kilbride bus schedules

Cambuslang → East Kilbride
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The cheapest way to get from Cambuslang to East Kilbride is to bus which costs £1 - £4 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambuslang to East Kilbride is to taxi which costs £12 - £15 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cathkin, Greenlees Road and arriving at East Kilbride, Bus Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Cambuslang and East Kilbride is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Cambuslang to East Kilbride without a car is to bus which takes 27 min and costs £1 - £4.

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The bus from Cathkin, Greenlees Road to East Kilbride, Bus Station takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Cambuslang to East Kilbride bus services, operated by First Glasgow, depart from Cathkin, Greenlees Road station.

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Cambuslang to East Kilbride bus services, operated by First Glasgow, arrive at East Kilbride, Bus Station.

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There are 286+ hotels available in East Kilbride. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Cambuslang to East Kilbride.
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  • Distance: 3.2 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Cambuslang, Scotland and East Kilbride, Scotland?

First Glasgow operates a bus from Cathkin, Greenlees Road to East Kilbride, Bus Station every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 27 min. McGills Bus Service also services this route every 3 hours.

Bus operators
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Cathkin, Greenlees Road to East Kilbride, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Other operators
Taxi from Cambuslang to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
£12 - £15
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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