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There are 10 ways to get from East Kilbride to Banbury by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Wolverhampton
  3. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Banbury

£123 - £507

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Bus, train via Buchanan Bus Station  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street M11
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Moor Street to Banbury

£40 - £66

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Bus, train  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Banbury

£41 - £134

Drive  •  5h 24m

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Banbury 334.5 miles

£50 - £75

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  4. Take the train from Birmingham International to Banbury

£48 - £245

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  4. Take the train from London Marylebone to Banbury

£83 - £303

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to Banbury

£61 - £247

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  4. Take the train from London Marylebone to Banbury

£70 - £207

Train, train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Paisley Gilmour Street
  3. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  4. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
  5. Take the train from Didcot Parkway to Oxford
  6. Take the train from Oxford to Banbury

£80 - £280

Train, train to Edinburgh, fly to London Luton  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  4. Take the train from London Marylebone to Banbury

£73 - £274

East Kilbride to Banbury by train

The train journey time between East Kilbride and Banbury is around 6h 51m and covers a distance of around 354 miles. The fastest train normally takes 5h 54m. Services are operated by First ScotRail Service, Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service and others. Typically 85 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 51m
Fastest train time:
5h 54m
Train distance:
354 miles
Trains per week:
85
Cheapest price:
£138
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last trains

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Banbury train schedules

East Kilbride → Banbury
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Banbury is to bus and train via Buchanan Bus Station which costs £40 - £70 and takes 10h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Banbury is to train and fly which costs £45 - £250 and takes 5h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Banbury. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Banbury via Glasgow Central, Preston and Wolverhampton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 38m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Banbury is 282 miles. The road distance is 334.5 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Banbury without a car is to train which takes 7h 38m and costs £120 - £550.

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It takes approximately 7h 38m to get from East Kilbride to Banbury, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Banbury train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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East Kilbride to Banbury train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Banbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Banbury is 335 miles. It takes approximately 5h 24m to drive from East Kilbride to Banbury.

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  • Distance: 282.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 38m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Banbury, England?

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Banbury via Glasgow Central, Preston, and Wolverhampton in around 7h 38m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£35 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £320
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£11 - £110
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £130
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£19 - £120
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £440
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £440
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£70 - £250
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£70 - £95
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£180 - £250
Train from Preston to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £120
TransPennine Express Service
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Wolverhampton to Banbury
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£90 - £130
Train from Birmingham New Street to Banbury
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £120
Train from Birmingham International to Banbury
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Oxford to Banbury
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£23 - £28
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from Birmingham Moor Street to Banbury
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £29
Website
Chiltern Railways
Advance Single
£10 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £29
Train from London Marylebone to Banbury
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
Chiltern Railways
Advance Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £50
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 to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £5
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £29
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£23 - £29
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Didcot Parkway
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
Train from Didcot Parkway to Oxford
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£6 - £8
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £14
Train from Oxford to Banbury
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£10 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£17 - £23
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£18 - £30
Website
Megabus UK

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