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There are 7 ways to get from East Kilbride to Burnley by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Preston

£67 - £273

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Bus  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

£9 - £12

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Bus, line 152 bus  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station M11
  2. Take the line 152 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Burnley, St James Street 152

Drive  •  3h 16m

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Burnley 186.9 miles

£28 - £45

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  9h 33m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) GLA - LBA
  2. Take the train from New Pudsey to Burnley Manchester Road

£79 - £282

Fly to Manchester, train  •  8h 16m

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Manchester (MAN) GLA - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Burnley Manchester Road

£62 - £269

Train, fly to Liverpool  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Liverpool (LPL) GLA - LPL
  3. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
  4. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Preston
  5. Take the train from Preston to Burnley Manchester Road

£67 - £336

East Kilbride to Burnley by train

The train journey time between East Kilbride and Burnley is around 4h 57m and covers a distance of around 226 miles. The fastest train normally takes 3h 49m. Operated by First ScotRail Service, Avanti West Coast, TransPennine Express Service and others, the East Kilbride to Burnley train service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Burnley Manchester Road. Typically 91 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 57m
Fastest train time:
3h 49m
Trains per week:
91
Cheapest price:
£67
Carbon emissions:
19 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 Burnley train schedules

Trains departing Thursday, June 24, 2021

East Kilbride → Burnley
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The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Burnley is to bus which costs £9 - £12 and takes 7h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Burnley is to drive which costs £28 - £45 and takes 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Burnley. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Burnley, Mechanics Institute via Hamilton, Scotland and Manchester City Centre, Chorlton Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Burnley. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Burnley Manchester Road via Glasgow Central and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Burnley is 157 miles. The road distance is 186.9 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Burnley without a car is to train which takes 4h 40m and costs £65 - £280.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from East Kilbride to Burnley, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Burnley bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hamilton, Scotland station.

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

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Burnley is to train which takes 4h 40m and costs £65 - £280. Alternatively, you can bus and line 152 bus, which costs and takes 7h 31m.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Burnley.
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  • Distance: 157.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

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

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Glasgow Central to Preston hourly. Tickets cost £70 - £250 and the journey takes 2h 21m. TransPennine Express Service also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Burnley via Glasgow Central, Buchanan Bus Station, and Preston City Centre, Bus Station in around 7h 31m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £420
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £420
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Liverpool via London Stansted, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£85 - £260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £750
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £600
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £600
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £350
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £430
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£140 - £600
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Alicante
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £430
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £450
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Malaga
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Glasgow to Leeds Bradford via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £550
TUI Airways
Website
tui.co.uk
Flights from Glasgow to Manchester via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£120 - £500
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 Warrington Bank Quay to Preston
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £40
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£10 - £14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£29 - £40
TransPennine Express Service
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from New Pudsey to Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £22
Train from Manchester Victoria to Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £19
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £8
Anytime Day 1st Class
£7 - £10
Train from Preston to Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£9 - £12
Anytime Day 1st Class
£11 - £16
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
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Warrington Central
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £13
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£3 - £15
Off-Peak Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£8 - £13
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Website
Megabus UK
Transdev Lancashire Unit
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
transdevbus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Burnley, St James Street
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev Lancashire Unit
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express

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East Kilbride to Burnley train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Preston station.

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