There are 5 ways to get from East Kilbride to Gorbals by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car
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Take the line 31 bus from Carmunnock, Waterside Road to Gorbals, Citizens Theatre
Take the rideshare from East Kilbride to Glasgow
Take the train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
Take a taxi from East Kilbride to Gorbals
Drive from East Kilbride to Gorbals
East Kilbride to Gorbals by bus
The bus journey time between East Kilbride and Gorbals is around 21 min and covers a distance of around 6 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 21 min. Operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, the East Kilbride to Gorbals bus service departs from Carmunnock, Waterside Road and arrives in Gorbals, Citizens Theatre. Typically 32 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from East Kilbride to Gorbals is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.
The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Gorbals is to taxi which costs £21 - £26 and takes 15 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Carmunnock, Waterside Road and arriving at Gorbals, Citizens Theatre. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Kilbride and arriving at Glasgow Central. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 min.
The distance between East Kilbride and Gorbals is 7 miles. The road distance is 9 miles.
The best way to get from East Kilbride to Gorbals without a car is to line 31 bus which takes 21 min and costs .
The line 31 bus from Carmunnock, Waterside Road to Gorbals, Citizens Theatre takes 21 min including transfers and departs five times a day.
East Kilbride to Gorbals bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, depart from Carmunnock, Waterside Road station.
East Kilbride to Gorbals train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from East Kilbride station.
The best way to get from East Kilbride to Gorbals is to line 31 bus which takes 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs £3 - £7 and takes 32 min.
What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Gorbals, Scotland?
Stuarts Coaches UK operates a bus from Carmunnock, Waterside Road to Gorbals, Citizens Theatre 5 times a day, and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, First ScotRail Service operates a train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central hourly. Tickets cost £3 - £7 and the journey takes 32 min.
Train from East Kilbride to Glasgow Central
- Ave. Duration
- 32 min
- Estimated price
- £3 - £7
- First ScotRail Service
- Anytime Day Single
- £3 - £5
- Anytime Day Single 1st Class
- £5 - £7
Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from East Kilbride to Glasgow
- Ave. Duration
- 33 min
- Every 4 hours
- Estimated price
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More Questions & Answers
East Kilbride to Gorbals bus services, operated by Stuarts Coaches UK, arrive at Gorbals, Citizens Theatre station.
East Kilbride to Gorbals train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Glasgow Central station.
Yes, the driving distance between East Kilbride to Gorbals is 9 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from East Kilbride to Gorbals.
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