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There are 4 ways to get from East Kilbride to Bearsden by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 17 bus

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the line 17 bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Bearsden, Station Road

3 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Bearsden

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Bearsden

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Bearsden

East Kilbride to Bearsden by train and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Bearsden is around 1h 15m and covers a distance of around 16 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 16 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 5m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Glasgow Citybus, the East Kilbride to Bearsden service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Bearsden, Station Road. Typically 199 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
59 min
Layover time:
16 min
Total time:
1h 15m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 5m
Journey distance:
16 miles
Services per week:
199
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Bearsden train and bus schedules

Departing Tuesday, September 28, 2021

East Kilbride → Bearsden
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bearsden is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Bearsden is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Bearsden is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 26 min.

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The fastest way to get from East Kilbride to Bearsden is to taxi which takes 26 min and costs £35 - £45.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Bearsden. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Bearsden via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 19m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Bearsden is 12 miles. The road distance is 16.1 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Bearsden without a car is to train and line 17 bus which takes 1h 16m and costs £4 - £10.

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It takes approximately 1h 16m to get from East Kilbride to Bearsden, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Bearsden is 16 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from East Kilbride to Bearsden.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Bearsden.
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  • Distance: 12.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 16m

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

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Bearsden via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Queen Street Low Level in around 1h 19m.

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 Low Level to Bearsden
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £4
Bus operators
Glasgow Citybus
Phone
0141 954 2255
Email
mail@glasgowcitybus.co.uk
Website
glasgowcitybus.co.uk
Bus from Glasgow, Central Station to Bearsden, Station Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
Glasgow Citybus
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Bearsden
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
£35 - £45
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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