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

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Train, bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Coatbridge Central to Hamilton Central
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) 201 / ...

$6 - $11

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Line 201 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 201 bus from Coatbridge, Bus Stance (Fountain business centre) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) 201

$3 - $5

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 19 min

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

$9 - $12

Taxi  •  16 min

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

$25 - $31

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Coatbridge to East Kilbride 11.4 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Walk from Coatbridge to East Kilbride 11.5 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Coatbridge, Bus Stance (Fountain business centre) and arriving at East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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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 1 h 19 min.

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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 bus which takes 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 52 min 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 (Fountain business centre) 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 1 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 19 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Coatbridge to East Kilbride.
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  • Distance: 9 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

First operates a bus from Coatbridge to East Kilbride every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Coatbridge to East Kilbride via Glasgow Central Low Level and Glasgow Central in around 1 h 19 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Coatbridge Central to Hamilton Central
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
27 min
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
33 min
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 Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Coatbridge, Bus Stance (Fountain business centre) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Stagecoach West Scotland
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station (Hamilton Bus Station) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Coatbridge to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$25 - $31
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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Yes, the driving distance between Coatbridge to East Kilbride is 11 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Coatbridge to East Kilbride.

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