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There are 5 ways to get from East Kilbride to Castlemilk by bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Bus  •  13 min

  1. Take the bus from Stewartfield, Dunrobin Drive to Carmunnock, Waterside Road 31B

Cheapest option

Line 6 bus, bus  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the line 6 bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church to Battlefield, Langside College 6
  2. Take the bus from Battlefield, Langside College to Castlemilk, Glenwood Business Centre 5 / ...

£4

3 alternative options

Line 21 bus  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the line 21 bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Rutherglen, Bankhead Road 21

£4

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Castlemilk 6 miles

£15 - £19

Walk  •  1h 32m

  1. Walk from East Kilbride to Castlemilk 4.8 miles

East Kilbride to Castlemilk by buses

The bus journey time between East Kilbride and Castlemilk is around 13 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 13 min. Operated by JMB Travel, the East Kilbride to Castlemilk bus service departs from Stewartfield, Dunrobin Drive and arrives in Carmunnock, Waterside Road. Typically 71 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
13 min
Fastest bus time:
13 min
Buses per week:
71
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
06:57
Last bus departs at:
18:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Castlemilk bus schedules

East Kilbride → Castlemilk
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Castlemilk is to line 6 bus and bus which costs £4 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Castlemilk is to taxi which costs £15 - £19 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stewartfield, Dunrobin Drive and arriving at Carmunnock, Waterside Road. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Castlemilk is 4 miles.

The best way to get from East Kilbride to Castlemilk without a car is to bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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The bus from Stewartfield, Dunrobin Drive to Carmunnock, Waterside Road takes 13 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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East Kilbride to Castlemilk bus services, operated by JMB Travel, depart from Stewartfield, Dunrobin Drive station.

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East Kilbride to Castlemilk bus services, operated by JMB Travel, arrive at Carmunnock, Waterside Road station.

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There are 291+ hotels available in Castlemilk. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Castlemilk.
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  • Distance: 3.5 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

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

JMB Travel operates a bus from Stewartfield, Dunrobin Drive to Carmunnock, Waterside Road every 3 hours, and the journey takes 13 min.

Bus operators
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from Stewartfield, Dunrobin Drive to Carmunnock, Waterside Road
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
JMB Travel
First Glasgow
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from East Kilbride, St Brides Church to Battlefield, Langside College
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Bus from Battlefield, Langside College to Castlemilk, Glenwood Business Centre
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Rutherglen, Bankhead Road
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
First Glasgow
City fare
£2
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Castlemilk
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
£15 - £19
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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