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There are 3 ways to get from East Kilbride to Chryston by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 178 bus

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Lenzie
  3. Take the line 178 bus from Lenzie, Millersneuk Road to Chryston, Pentland Rd

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Chryston

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Chryston

East Kilbride to Chryston by train, walk and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Chryston is around 1h 20m and covers a distance of around 21 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 30 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 1m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and McGills Bus Service, the East Kilbride to Chryston service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Chryston, Pentland Rd. Typically 60 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
50 min
Layover time:
30 min
Total time:
1h 20m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 1m
Journey distance:
21 miles
Services per week:
60
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:24
Last service departs at:
16:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Chryston train, walk and bus schedules

East Kilbride → Chryston
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chryston is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Chryston is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from East Kilbride to Chryston is to drive, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Chryston is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 20 min.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Chryston is 10 miles. The road distance is 16 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Chryston without a car is to train and line 178 bus which takes 2h 18m and costs £7 - £14.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from East Kilbride to Chryston, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Chryston is 16 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from East Kilbride to Chryston.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Chryston.
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  • Distance: 10.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 18m

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

There is no direct connection from East Kilbride to Chryston. However, you can take the train to Glasgow Central, take the walk to Glasgow Queen Street, take the train to Lenzie, take the walk to Lenzie, Millersneuk Road, then take the line 178 bus to Chryston, Pentland Rd. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Chryston.

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 Lenzie
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £3
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£3 - £4
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Chryston
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
£35 - £45
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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