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There are 5 ways to get from East Kilbride to Coatbridge by train, bus, taxi, car 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 Whifflet

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Hamilton Central to Coatbridge Central

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Coatbridge

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Coatbridge

Walk

  1. Walk from East Kilbride to Coatbridge

East Kilbride to Coatbridge by train

The train journey time between East Kilbride and Coatbridge is around 1h 16m and covers a distance of around 22 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 16 min. Operated by First ScotRail Service, the East Kilbride to Coatbridge train service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Whifflet. Typically 239 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

239 Weekly Trains
1h 16m Average Duration
£5 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Coatbridge is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Coatbridge is to taxi which costs £26 - £31 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Coatbridge. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Whifflet via Glasgow Central Low Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 16m.

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It is 9 miles from East Kilbride to Coatbridge. It is approximately 11.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Coatbridge without a car is to train which takes 1h 16m and costs £5 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1h 16m to get from East Kilbride to Coatbridge, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Coatbridge is 11 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from East Kilbride to Coatbridge.

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  • Distance: 9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 16m

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

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Coatbridge via Glasgow Central and Glasgow Central Low Level in around 1h 16m.

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 Whifflet
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £7
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £5
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£5 - £7
Train from Hamilton Central to Coatbridge Central
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £6
Bus operators
Whitelaws Coaches
Phone
+44 1698 792800
Website
traveline.info
Bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
Whitelaws Coaches
JMB Travel
Phone
01698 386 030
Email
mail@jmbtravel.co.uk
Website
jmbtravel.co.uk
Bus from East Kilbride, Bus Station to Hamilton, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
JMB Travel
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Coatbridge
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
£26 - £31
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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