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There are 5 ways to get from East Kilbride to Coylton by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

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Bus via Hamilton, Bus Station

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow, Howard Street to Ayr, Bus Station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Coylton

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Coylton

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The most affordable way to get from East Kilbride to Coylton is to drive, which costs £5 - £9 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Coylton is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Coylton. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Coylton, The Beeches via Hamilton, Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station and Ayr, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 1m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Coylton is 26 miles. The road distance is 36.8 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Coylton without a car is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs £14 - £40.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m to get from East Kilbride to Coylton, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Coylton bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Coylton is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs £14 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £18 and takes 3h 39m.

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East Kilbride to Coylton bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, arrive at Ayr, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Coylton is 37 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from East Kilbride to Coylton.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Coylton.
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  • Distance: 25.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 55m

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

You can take a train from East Kilbride to Coylton via Glasgow Central, Ayr, Ayr station, and Ayr, Bus Station in around 2h 55m. Alternatively, Stagecoach West Scotland operates a bus from Glasgow, Howard Street to Ayr, Bus Station hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 1h 56m.

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 to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £26
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £26
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Glasgow, Howard Street to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Coylton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
£75 - £95
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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