There are 5 ways to get from Coatbridge to East Kilbride by bus, train, taxi, car or foot

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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 - $4

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Coatbridge Sunnyside to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  16 min

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

$24 - $30

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

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

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

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

Get driving directions

The line 201 bus from Coatbridge, Bus Stance (Fountain business centre) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) takes 1 h 16 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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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 10 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 Coatbridge Sunnyside and arriving at East Kilbride via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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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 £2 - £4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £6 - £9 and takes 1 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Coatbridge to East Kilbride.
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  • Distance: 9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

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

First operates a bus from Coatbridge to East Kilbride every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Coatbridge to East Kilbride via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level and Glasgow Central in around 1 h 21 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Coatbridge Sunnyside to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $6
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 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Coatbridge to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$24 - $30
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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