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There are 4 ways to get from East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan by train, taxi or car

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Train via Stirling  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling

£11 - £29

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Train  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Bridge of Allan

£10 - £28

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan 38.3 miles

£80 - £100

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan 38.3 miles

£5 - £9

East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan by train, walk and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Bridge of Allan is around 2h 21m and covers a distance of around 44 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 42m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and First, the East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Bridge of Allan, Royal Hotel. Typically 167 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 21m
Fastest journey time:
1h 42m
Journey distance:
44 miles
Services per week:
167
Cheapest price:
£11
Carbon emissions:
4 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 Bridge of Allan train, walk and bus schedules

Departing Thursday, July 29, 2021

East Kilbride → Bridge of Allan
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Bridge of Allan via Glasgow Queen Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 19m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Bridge of Allan is 29 miles. The road distance is 38.3 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan without a car is to train via Stirling which takes 2h 12m and costs £11 - £29.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from East Kilbride station.

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East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Bridge of Allan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan is 38 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan.

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  • Distance: 28.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Bridge of Allan, Scotland?

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan via Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street, Stirling, and Stirling, Stance B in around 2h 12m.

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 to Stirling
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Bridge of Allan
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £21
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£16 - £21
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Bridge of Allan
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£80 - £100
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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