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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances (St Mungo's Road) to Buchanan Bus Station X27 / ...
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to East Kilbride

$7 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus, line 18 bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances (St Mungo's Road) to Buchanan Bus Station X27 / ...
  2. Take the line 18 bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Lane to East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre) 18 / ...

$6 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 247 bus, line 201 bus  •  2 h 6 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, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue) 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

The cheapest way to get from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 22 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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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride, including transfers.

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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, Sauchiehall Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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

You can take a bus from Cumbernauld to East Kilbride via Buchanan Bus Station and Glasgow, Sauchiehall Lane in around 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
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
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances (St Mungo's Road) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Cumbernauld, Town Centre Stances (St Mungo's Road) to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Glasgow, Sauchiehall Lane to East Kilbride, Bus Station (shopping centre)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Whinhall, Monklands General Hospital (Manor Drive) to East Kilbride, St Brides Church (Avondale Avenue)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
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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