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There are 4 ways to get from East Kilbride to Dollar by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Stirling
  3. Take the bus from Stirling, Stance B to Dollar, Mitchell Court

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital
  2. Take the bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Dollar, Mitchell Court

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Dollar

Drive

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Dollar

East Kilbride to Dollar by train, walk and bus

The journey time between East Kilbride and Dollar is around 2h 56m and covers a distance of around 54 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 14m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 8m. Operated by First ScotRail Service and First, the East Kilbride to Dollar service departs from East Kilbride and arrives in Dollar, Mitchell Court. Typically 50 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 41m
Layover time:
1h 14m
Total time:
2h 56m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 8m
Journey distance:
54 miles
Services per week:
50
Cheapest price:
£11
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:51
Last service departs at:
22:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East Kilbride to Dollar train, walk and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Dollar is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Dollar is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Dollar. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Dollar, Mitchell Court via Hamilton, Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station and Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 26m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Dollar is 34 miles. The road distance is 42.4 miles.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Dollar without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 46m and costs £11 - £30.

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It takes approximately 2h 46m to get from East Kilbride to Dollar, including transfers.

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

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East Kilbride to Dollar bus services, operated by First, arrive at Dollar, Mitchell Court station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Dollar is 42 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from East Kilbride to Dollar.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Dollar.
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  • Distance: 33.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 46m

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

You can take a bus from East Kilbride to Dollar via Hamilton, Bus Station, Buchanan Bus Station, and Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital in around 4h 26m.

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 Stirling
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £19
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£14 - £19
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Stirling, Stance B to Dollar, Mitchell Court
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital to Dollar, Mitchell Court
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
First
Stagecoach East Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Larbert, Forth Valley Royal Hospital
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Scotland
Other operators
Taxi from East Kilbride to Dollar
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
£85 - £110
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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