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

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Recommended option

Train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  3. Take the train from Edinburgh to North Berwick

£29 - £84

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Anstruther, Harbour X60

£22 - £66

3 alternative options

Train, line 99 bus  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
  2. Take the line 99 bus from Dundee City Centre, station to St Andrews, Bus Station 99 / ...

£26 - £73

Bus  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station 900 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Anstruther, Harbour X60

£22 - £36

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Anstruther 81.5 miles

£12 - £19

East Kilbride to Anstruther by train, walk and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Anstruther is around 5h 2m and covers a distance of around 118 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 41m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Stagecoach East Scotland, the East Kilbride to Anstruther service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Anstruther, Harbour. Typically 95 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 2m
Fastest journey time:
3h 41m
Journey distance:
118 miles
Services per week:
95
Cheapest price:
£26
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:51
Last service departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Anstruther train, walk and bus schedules

Departing Monday, August 2, 2021

East Kilbride → Anstruther
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Anstruther is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Anstruther is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 33m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Anstruther is 66 miles. The road distance is 81.5 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Anstruther without a car is to train and line 99 bus which takes 4h 34m and costs £26 - £75.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from East Kilbride to Anstruther, including transfers.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Anstruther is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs £29 - £85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £40 and takes 5h 44m.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Anstruther is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from East Kilbride to Anstruther.

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There are 131+ hotels available in Anstruther. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Anstruther.
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  • Distance: 65.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 28m

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

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Anstruther via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street, Edinburgh, and North Berwick in around 4h 28m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Anstruther via Glasgow Central, Buchanan Bus Station, and Edinburgh, Bus Station in around 5h 44m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£3 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £30
Train from Edinburgh to North Berwick
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £14
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£11 - £14
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Dundee
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £55
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £26
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£40 - £55
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dundee City Centre, station to St Andrews, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Bus from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Anstruther, Harbour
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
Scottish Citylink

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