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There are 3 ways to get from East Kilbride to Blantyre by train, taxi or foot

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Train

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

2 alternative options

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Blantyre

Walk

  1. Walk from East Kilbride to Blantyre

East Kilbride to Blantyre by train

239 Weekly Trains
1h 5m Average Duration
£5 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Blantyre is to train which costs £5 - £13 and takes 1h 5m.

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The fastest way to get from East Kilbride to Blantyre is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs £13 - £16.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Blantyre. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Blantyre via Glasgow Central Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 5m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Blantyre is 4 miles.

The best way to get from East Kilbride to Blantyre without a car is to train which takes 1h 5m and costs £5 - £13.

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It takes approximately 1h 5m to get from East Kilbride to Blantyre, including transfers.

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

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

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Blantyre.
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  • Distance: 3.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 5m

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

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Blantyre via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Central Low Level in around 1h 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 Low Level to Blantyre
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £6
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Blantyre
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
£13 - £16
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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