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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 1 min

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

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus, line 18 bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's road) to Glasgow, North Frederick Street X36 / ...
  2. Take the line 18 bus from Glasgow, Trongate to East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre) 18 / ...

$6 - $8

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Cumbernauld to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride

$12 - $16

Line 247 bus, line 201 bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 247 bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances (St Mungo's Road) to Whinhall, Monklands General Hospital (Manor Drive) 247 / ...
  2. Take the line 201 bus from Whinhall, Monklands General Hospital (Manor Drive) to East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre) 201

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride 20.2 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride 20.2 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride station. However, there are services departing from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's road) and arriving at East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre) via Glasgow, Trongate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Cumbernauld and East Kilbride is 15 miles. The road distance is 20.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride, including transfers.

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Cumbernauld to East Kilbride bus services, operated by First, depart from Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's road) station.

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The best way to get from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride is to bus and line 18 bus which takes 1 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 27 min.

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Cumbernauld to East Kilbride bus services, operated by First, arrive at East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre).

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Yes, the driving distance between Cumbernauld to East Kilbride is 20 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride.

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There are 740+ hotels available in East Kilbride. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride.
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  • Distance: 14.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

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

You can take a bus from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride via Glasgow, North Frederick Street and Glasgow, Trongate in around 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride via Glasgow Queen Street, Glasgow, North Court (Buchanan Street), Glasgow, Central Station, and Glasgow Central in around 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Cumbernauld to Hamilton Central
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Train from Cumbernauld to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
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 Cumbernauld, Town Centre stances (St Mungo's road) to Glasgow, North Frederick Street
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Glasgow, Trongate to East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Whinhall, Monklands General Hospital (Manor Drive) to East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
McGills Bus Service
Phone
08000 51 56 51
Email
enquiries@mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Website
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances (St Mungo's Road) to Whinhall, Monklands General Hospital (Manor Drive)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
mcgillsbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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