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

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Train  •  1h 14m

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

£5 - £12

4 alternative options

Train, line 900 bus  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the line 900 bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Garrowhill, Swinton Road 900

£6 - £13

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Baillieston 9.4 miles

£22 - £27

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Baillieston 9.4 miles

£1 - £2

Walk  •  2h 53m

  1. Walk from East Kilbride to Baillieston 9 miles

East Kilbride to Baillieston by train

The train journey time between East Kilbride and Baillieston is around 1h 15m and covers a distance of around 18 miles. The fastest train normally takes 53 min. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service. Typically 200 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 15m
Fastest train time:
53 min
Train distance:
18 miles
Trains per week:
200
Cheapest price:
£5
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:20
Last train departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Baillieston train schedules

East Kilbride → Baillieston
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Baillieston is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Baillieston is to taxi which costs £22 - £27 and takes 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Baillieston. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Baillieston via Glasgow Central Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 14m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Baillieston is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.4 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Baillieston without a car is to train which takes 1h 14m and costs £5 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1h 14m to get from East Kilbride to Baillieston, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Baillieston train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from East Kilbride station.

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East Kilbride to Baillieston train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Baillieston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Baillieston is 9 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from East Kilbride to Baillieston.

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  • Distance: 6.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 14m

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

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Baillieston via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Central Low Level in around 1h 14m.

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 Central Low Level to Baillieston
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Garrowhill, Swinton Road
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Baillieston
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
£22 - £27
Kelvin Kabs
Phone
+44 1355 241 212
Website
kelvinkabs.com
EKCO Taxis
Phone
+44 1355 23 33 33
Website
ekcotaxis.co.uk
East Kilbride Taxis
Phone
+44 1355 222 324
Website
ektaxis.co.uk

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