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

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Beith, Reform Street

Train, line 904 bus

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Milliken Park
  3. Take the line 904 bus from Johnstone, Milliken Park Road to Beith, Reform Street

Bus

  1. Take the bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Beith, Reform Street

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Beith

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Beith

East Kilbride to Beith by train, walk and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Beith is around 1h 36m and covers a distance of around 32 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 26 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 9m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and Stagecoach West Scotland, the East Kilbride to Beith service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Beith, Reform Street. Typically 111 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 9m
Layover time:
26 min
Total time:
1h 36m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 9m
Journey distance:
32 miles
Services per week:
111
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
5 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 Beith train, walk and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Beith is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Beith is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Beith. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Beith, Reform Street via Hamilton, Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 5m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Beith is 18 miles. The road distance is 21.2 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Beith without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 1m and costs £6 - £12.

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It takes approximately 2h 1m to get from East Kilbride to Beith, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Beith bus services, operated by Whitelaws Coaches, depart from East Kilbride, Bus Station.

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East Kilbride to Beith bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Beith, Reform Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Beith is 21 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from East Kilbride to Beith.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Beith.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 1m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Beith, North Ayrshire, Scotland?

You can take a bus from East Kilbride to Beith via Hamilton, Bus Station and Buchanan Bus Station in around 3h 5m.

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 to Milliken Park
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £8
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £8
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Beith, Reform Street
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Hamilton, Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
traveline.info
Bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
JMB Travel
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Beith
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
£45 - £55
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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