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There are 8 ways to get from Coatbridge to East Kilbride by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train, line 18 bus  •  51m

  1. Take the train from Whifflet to Rutherglen
  2. Take the line 18 bus from Rutherglen, Victoria Street to East Kilbride, St Brides Church 18

$6 - $9

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Line 201 bus  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the line 201 bus from Coatbridge, Bus Stance to East Kilbride, St Brides Church 201

$3 - $5

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Train  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the train from Whifflet to Glasgow Central Low Level
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride

$9 - $12

Line 2 bus, line 31 bus  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Coatbridge, Bus Stance to Glasgow, Stockwell Street 2
  2. Take the line 31 bus from Glasgow, St Enoch shopping centre to West Mains, Torrance Road 31

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  16m

  1. Take a taxi from Coatbridge to East Kilbride 11.4 miles

$25 - $30

Drive  •  16m

  1. Drive from Coatbridge to East Kilbride 11.4 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  16m

  1. Take an Uber from Coatbridge to East Kilbride 11.4 miles

$18 - $26

Walk  •  3h 41m

  1. Walk from Coatbridge to East Kilbride 11.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Coatbridge to East Kilbride is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Coatbridge to East Kilbride is to taxi which costs £19 - £23 and takes 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Coatbridge, Bus Stance and arriving at East Kilbride, St Brides Church. Services depart four times a day, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Coatbridge to East Kilbride. However, there are services departing from Whifflet and arriving at East Kilbride via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 19m.

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The distance between Coatbridge and East Kilbride is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Coatbridge to East Kilbride without a car is to train and line 18 bus which takes 51m and costs £4 - £7.

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It takes approximately 51m to get from Coatbridge to East Kilbride, including transfers.

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Coatbridge to East Kilbride bus services, operated by First, depart from Coatbridge, Bus Stance station.

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Coatbridge to East Kilbride train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Whifflet station.

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The best way to get from Coatbridge to East Kilbride is to line 201 bus which takes 1h 6m and costs £2 - £4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Coatbridge to East Kilbride.
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  • Distance: 9 miles
  • Duration: 51m

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

First operates a bus from Coatbridge to East Kilbride 4 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Coatbridge to East Kilbride via Glasgow Central Low Level and Glasgow Central in around 1h 19m.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Whifflet to Rutherglen
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $5
Train from Whifflet to Glasgow Central Low Level
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rutherglen, Victoria Street to East Kilbride, St Brides Church
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Coatbridge, Bus Stance to East Kilbride, St Brides Church
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Coatbridge, Bus Stance to Glasgow, Stockwell Street
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow, St Enoch shopping centre to West Mains, Torrance Road
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Uber Glasgow
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Coatbridge to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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uber.com
Assist
$18 - $26
UberX
$18 - $26
UberXL
$27 - $40
Exec
$30 - $50
Taxi from Coatbridge to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
16m
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Hampden Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 141 429 1122
Website
hampdencars.co.uk
Glasgow Taxis
Phone
+44 141 429 7070
Website
glasgowtaxis.co.uk
City Cars Private Hire
Phone
+44 141 959 1212
Website
citycarsprivatehire.com

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Coatbridge to East Kilbride bus services, operated by First, arrive at East Kilbride, St Brides Church station.

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Coatbridge to East Kilbride train services, operated by ScotRail, arrive at East Kilbride station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coatbridge to East Kilbride is 11 miles. It takes approximately 16m to drive from Coatbridge to East Kilbride.

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There are 824+ hotels available in East Kilbride. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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