There are 4 ways to get from East Kilbride to Darnley by bus, train, taxi or car
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Line 395 bus • 39 min
Train • 51 min
2 alternative options
Taxi • 14 min
Drive • 14 min
East Kilbride to Darnley by bus
The bus journey time between East Kilbride and Darnley is around 38 min and covers a distance of around 14 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 38 min. Operated by McGills Bus Service, the East Kilbride to Darnley bus service departs from Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance and arrives in Darnley, Glen Markie Drive. Typically 56 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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East Kilbride to Darnley bus schedules
Buses departing Monday, September 27, 2021
Buses departing Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Buses departing Wednesday, September 29, 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cost-effective way to get from East Kilbride to Darnley is to drive, which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.
The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Darnley is to taxi which costs £19 - £24 and takes 14 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance and arriving at Darnley, Glen Markie Drive. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 39 min.
No, there is no direct train from East Kilbride to Darnley. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Priesthill & Darnley via Pollokshaws West. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 51 min.
The distance between East Kilbride and Darnley is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.1 miles.
The best way to get from East Kilbride to Darnley without a car is to line 395 bus which takes 39 min and costs £3 - £4.
The line 395 bus from Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance to Darnley, Glen Markie Drive takes 39 min including transfers and departs every three hours.
East Kilbride to Darnley bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, depart from Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance station.
East Kilbride to Darnley train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from East Kilbride station.
The best way to get from East Kilbride to Darnley is to line 395 bus which takes 39 min and costs £3 - £4. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £3 - £7 and takes 51 min.
What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Darnley, Scotland?
McGills Bus Service operates a bus from Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance to Darnley, Glen Markie Drive every 3 hours. Tickets cost £3 - £4 and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws West hourly. Tickets cost £2 - £5 and the journey takes 22 min.
Train from East Kilbride to Pollokshaws West
- Ave. Duration
- 22 min
- Estimated price
- £2 - £5
- First ScotRail Service
- Anytime Day Single
- £2 - £4
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £4 - £5
Bus from Hairmyres, Hospital Main Entrance to Darnley, Glen Markie Drive
- Ave. Duration
- 39 min
- Every 3 hours
- Estimated price
- £3 - £4
- McGills Bus Service
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East Kilbride to Darnley bus services, operated by McGills Bus Service, arrive at Darnley, Glen Markie Drive station.
East Kilbride to Darnley train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Pollokshaws West station.
Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Darnley is 8 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from East Kilbride to Darnley.
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